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NOA promises to sensitise Kogi residents on preventive measures against flooding

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has promised to sensitise Kogi State residents on precautionary measures against flooding, ahead of 2024 rainy season. The state new...

We’re prepared against floods in FCT – FEMD

The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Department (FEMD) says it is well prepared to prevent residents from dying to flooding in the territory. The Director...

UN expresses solidarity with Kenya following deadly floods

United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, has reiterated UN’s continued commitment to Kenya in the wake of deadly floods caused by weeks of heavy rains...

Over 10,000 houses flooded in parts of Russia

More than 10,400 residential houses have been flooded across Russia’s western Siberia, the Volga region and Central Federal District. The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations...

Thousands homeless after DR Congo’s worst floods in 60 years

In a makeshift camp for people displaced by floods in the Democratic Republic of Congo, father-of-three, Cyprien Seka, anxiously watched his baby nap on...

Otti promises to deal permanently with flooding in Aba

Gov. Alex Otti of Abia State has said that his administration will utilise relevant and effective strategies in mitigating the flooding menace in Aba,...

Plastic pollution, malaria concerns in flood-prone Lagos community

In the metropolitan city of Lagos, residents of Akobi Crescent in Surulere have been disturbed and affected by excessive flooding caused by poor drainage...

Climate change made deadly rainfall in East Africa two times more intense – Study

The heavy rainfall that led to devastating flooding in Kenya, Ethiopia, and Somalia during October and November 2023 was made up to two times...

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COP16: Recognising land rights, key to conserving biodiversity in Latin America – Afro-descendants

Ahead of the COP16 UN Biodiversity Conference, 25+ Afro-descendant organisations have announced recommendations to prioritise land rights of communities...
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G7 Leaders set renewable energy target but fail to deliver on climate – Campaigners

The G7 Leaders in their communique issued on Friday, June 14, 2024, reiterated previous commitments on the energy transition...

Cholera outbreak: Biosafety agency urges Nigerians to exercise caution

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) is calling on the public to exercise caution over the recent cholera outbreak...

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COP16: Recognising land rights, key to conserving biodiversity in Latin America – Afro-descendants

Ahead of the COP16 UN Biodiversity Conference, 25+ Afro-descendant...

G7 Leaders set renewable energy target but fail to deliver on climate – Campaigners

The G7 Leaders in their communique issued on Friday,...
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