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Enugu sets up emergency response plan to mitigate flooding

Enugu NEMA

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State says the state has set up an emergency response plan to mitigate any incident of flooding. Executive Secretary of Enugu State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Mrs Nkechi Eneh (left), with Mr James Eze, NEMA Team Leader Ugwuanyi made this known in Enugu, the state capital, on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 while receiving a  delegation ...

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Imo moves to restore Owerri masterplan to check flooding

Hope Uzodinma

Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has said his administration is desirous to restore the original masterplan of Owerri, the capital city, as part of the efforts to tackle flood-related issues in the state. Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo State Uzodinma said this on Monday, September 21, 2020 when a delegation of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) came on ...

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Floods: NEMA reactivates Humanitarian Coordination Forum in Kogi

Yahaya-Bello

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has reactivated its Humanitarian Coordination Forum (HCF) in Kogi State as part of preparedness for the looming flood disaster in some parts of the state. Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State Speaking at the event in Lokoja, the NEMA Head of Abuja Operations Office, Mr Bitrus Samuel, said that the reactivation of the forum ...

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Floods sack over 70 communities in Kogi, displace over 50,000 persons

River Niger

Flash floods from River Niger have submerged over 70 communities and displaced over 50,000 people displaced from their houses in different parts of Kogi State. Flash floods from the River Niger have displaced people in Kogi State Residents of some of the communities who spoke in Lokoja, the state capital, on Thursday, September 17, 2020 said that the communities had ...

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NEMA assesses damage in flood ravaged areas in Kebbi

AVM Muhammadu Muhammed

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Thursday, September 3, 2020 embarked on an “on-the-spot” assessment of damages caused by flood in 21 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Kebbi State. AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (Rtd), Director-General of NEMA The LGAs affected include: Bagudo, Bunza, Dandi, Argungu, Arewa, Suru, Yauri, Shanga, Ngaski, Koko Besse, Birnin Kebbi, Augie, Zuru, Danko Wasagu, Aleiro, Fakai, ...

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NEMA warns Anambra residents in flood plains to relocate

NEMA flood sensitisation

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has warned residents of Anambra State in flood plains and low lands near the River Niger and its tributaries to relocate. A NEMA official involved in a flood sensitisation exercise The South-East Zonal Coordinator of NEMA, Mr Fred Anusim, gave the warning while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday, August 29, ...

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NEMA sets 20 minutes as maximum target for emergency response

AVM Muhammadu Muhammed

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has set a maximum 20 minutes target, within which to respond to emergencies and disasters across the country. AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (Rtd), Director-General of NEMA AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (Rtd), Director-General of NEMA, announced the target at a one-day retreat for Heads of Territorial, Zonal and Operations Offices of the agency on Monday, August 24, ...

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Humanitarian Affairs Minister updates NEC on readiness for flood management

Sadiya Farouq

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Mrs Sadiya Farouq, has made a presentation to the National Economic Council on Flood Risk Management in Nigeria for 2020. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq Farouq virtually briefed State House correspondents after the virtual NEC meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, ...

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8m people prone to flood disaster in Lagos, warns NEMA

Lagos flood

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 warned that no fewer than eight million residents of Lagos State were prone to flood disaster. A street overrun by flood on Victoria Island, Lagos Alhaji Ibrahim Farinloye, the Acting Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, made this known at the flag-off of the “Door to Door 2020 Flood ...

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NEMA warns of likely flooding in 28 states, 102 local governments

Yenagoa

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has alerted that 28 states and 102 local governments may be at risk of flooding due to impending heavy rainfall. Flooding in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State Mr Olusegun Afolayan, Director, Operations of NEMA in charge of Ekiti, Ondo and Osun states, gave the warning while speaking with newsmen after sensitising some residents on how flooding ...

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