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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 the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru-Jos, Plateau State, have emphasised that all hands must be on deck in implementing the policy on mainstreaming gender in disaster management when it becomes a working ...

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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 disaster management policies in Nigeria. Making this call on Thursday, June 1, 2017 in his address at the commencement of the two-day NEMA organised and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) supported Expert Review Workshop at the ...

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Nigeria concretises disaster risk reduction blueprints


Three blueprints relating to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) have been authenticated, courtesy of a gathering of diverse government and private sector stakeholders, who rose from a two-day validation workshop that held from Thursday, April 20 to Friday, April 21 2017 in Keffi, Nasarawa State, at the instance of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the United Nations Development Programme ...

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Buhari sacks NEMA DG, Sani-Sidi


President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Muhammed Sani-Sidi. A replacement was immediately announced for him. This information and appointment of executive management for some other Federal Government agencies and parastatals were contained in a statement issued by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, on Friday, March 31 2017. Adesina said Sani-Sidi is to ...

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Floods ravage Kaduna, Lagos, Ogun


About 60 houses were submerged by flood in Kaduna communities as a result of heavy rainfall which occurred as a result of long hours of heavy downpour that started on Friday morning till evening of that day. The flood affected houses, schools and shops within the state metropolis including Hayin Dan Mani, Hayin Bello new extension, Abubakar Kigo Road new ...

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18 dead, N700m property destroyed in Kano flooding

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said no fewer than 18 persons lost their lives and property worth over N700 million to flood in Kano State in the past two weeks. This was contained in a statement by the North West Zonal Coordinator of the agency, Alhaji Musa Ilallah, in Kano on Saturday. According to the statement, the massive ...

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21 North West Zone LGAs to experience flooding, warns NEMA


The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said that about 21 Local Government Areas will be affected by flood in the North West zone. The North West Zonal Coordinator of NEMA, Musa Ilallah, made this known while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Tuesday. The coordinator said the agency has taken all a proactive measures to ...

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Impending flood: Riverside communities asked to evacuate

Muhammad Sani Sidi

Intense rainfall and rising water levels that may likely result to dangerous floods have instigated the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to advise communities along the River Niger to be evacuated to safer places. Director General (DG) of NEMA, Muhammad Sani Sidi, in a statement issued by Sani Datti of the Media and Publicity Unit of the Agency on Saturday, ...

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NEMA provides for repentant Boko Haram insurgents

Boko Haram attack

Towards fast-tracking peace process in the North-eastern Nigeria, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has presented food and non-food items to the military for Operation Safe Corridor Programme meant to de-radicalise, rehabilitate and re-integrate 800 Boko Haram insurgents that surrendered‎. Presenting the items in Gombe, the Director General of NEMA, Muhammad Sani Sidi said, “The initiative, which is in line ...

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Government abandons Sokoto flood victims

Flooding in Nigeria

A week after a heavy flood destroyed 52 houses in Wurno town, headquarters of Wurno Local Government Council of Sokoto State in North West Nigeria, no action has so far been taken as at the time of filing this report. Investigation by EnviroNews reveals that, in spite of the fact that the incident occurred on July 4th 2016, the local ...

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