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2021 Flood Predictions: Abuja residents urged to be on alert

Alhaji Abbas Idriss

The FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has urged Abuja residents to stay alert to the predictions issued by the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet) and the Nigerian Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA). Director-General of FEMA, Alhaji Abbas Idriss Director-General of the agency, Alhaji Abbas Idriss, gave the advice at the 2021 Annual Flood Review and Preparedness Meeting with 150 Divers, Community Vanguard, ...

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Environmentalist urges states emergency agencies to identify flood prone communities

Lekki flood

An environmentalist, Ms Gloria Bulus, has urged states emergency management agencies to identify communities that will be worst hit by the predicted floods to prevent casualties. Flooded highway in Lekki, Lagos Bulus made the call in an interview on Friday, August 6, 2021 in Lagos. The Nigeria Hydrological Service Agency (NIHSA) warned Nigerians to expect heavy flooding in 2021, listing ...

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

Ahmed Habib

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Thursday, July 1 released its 2021 Disaster Risk Management Implications Report (DRM) to guide effective and timely management of flood and associated hazards in the country. Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Ahmed Habib The Director-General of the agency, Mr Ahmed Habib, while presenting the document in Abuja, said the report would ...

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Hydrological Services Agency decries slow response to flood warnings


The Director-General, Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), Mr Clement Nze, has expressed worry over the slow response by most states when flood warnings are issued. At the unveiling of the Annual Flood Outlook (AFO) 2021 by the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu. The Minister is flanked by the Perm Sec FMWR, Mrs Walson Jack, the Director General NIHSA, Clement ...

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28 states at risk of severe flooding – Minister

Suleiman Adamu

No fewer than 28 states are likely to experience severe flooding this year, the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, announced on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu Adamu dropped the hint at the public presentation of the 2021 Annual Flood Outlook (AFO) of the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) in Abuja. He listed the states ...

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28 states at risk of flood, says Hydrological Agency

Annual Flood Outlook

No fewer than 102 local government areas in 28 states are at risk of flooding, according to the 2020 Annual Flood Outlook (AFO), released by the Nigeria Hydrological Survey Agency (NIHSA) on Thursday, May 28, 2020. Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu (middle); Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Mrs Comfort Ekaro (right); and Clement Nze, Director-General, Nigeria Hydrological ...

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