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Flood: NEMA releases disaster management report, harps on early action

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Thursday, July 1 released its 2021 Disaster Risk Management Implications Report (DRM) to guide effective and timely...

Need for disaster management-gender mainstreaming policy implementation underscored

Participants at the just concluded two-day National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) organised and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) supported Expert Review Workshop held at...

Why gender should be mainstreamed in disaster management, by NEMA

A call has been made by the Director General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Engr Mustapha Maihaji, for gender perspective to be adopted in...

Lake Nyos tragedy revisited, 26 years after

On August 26th, 1989, Cameroon’s remote village of Nyos witnessed a strange scientific occurrence in lake water history. A volcanic mountain cracked and sunk into...

Ban Ki-moon: Disaster planning must accommodate older people’s limited mobility

United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, has said that planning for disaster should take account of the reduced mobility experienced by many older persons....

Groups analyse Lagos climate disaster

In 2012, Nigeria experienced remarkable floods that affected over 7.7 million people, causing the worlds’s second largest disaster-induced displacement event of the year. The floods,...

Living with disability, disasters

With the widespread challenges arising from last year’s floods still very vivid, and even as the government institutions at the federal, state, and local...

2012 flood: Nigeria adopts disaster recovery plan

Nigerians are not in a hurry to forget the widespread flooding that ravaged a considerable part of the nation in 2012. The disaster was...

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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England following the driest summer of 50 years. The conditions had almost...
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China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning...

Osun festival: Devotees defy govt, drink contaminated water from river

In spite of the state government’s warning against drinking water from Osun River during the grand finale of the...

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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

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