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Residents warned against illegal dumping of waste in drains, waterways

Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State has called on the people of the state to refrain from dumping refuse in drainage channels and waterways so as to avert flooding.

Albania sends in military rescue as heavy rains trigger huge floods

Thousands of police and soldiers have been deployed in Albania to rescue stranded residents after heavy rainfall triggered major flooding, and caused the death of a utility worker, officials and the power company said Sunday.

Two dead, thousands flee as floods hit Malaysia’s Penang

At least two people have been killed and almost 2,000 evacuated after a storm triggered serious flooding Sunday in Malaysia's Penang, with the historic state capital under murky brown water.

Governor Amosun advocates special fund for flood-prone states

Governor Ibikunle Amosun has called on the Federal Government and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), to make available, special funds to some states that had put infrastructure in place to prevent flooding.

Why monkey pox spread quickly in Nigeria – WHO

The Delta State Coordinator of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Bassey Bassey, has said flooding in various parts of the country contributed to quick spread of monkey pox across the affected states.

Governor Dickson seeks support for flooded Communities

Governor Seriake Dickson has called on administrators of the Ecological Fund to support Bayelsa state to deal with the problems of perennial flooding and erosion.

Flood sacks workers from office in Asaba

Delta State civil servants were on Wednesday prevented from accessing their offices at the Old Secretariat Complex on Summit Road, Asaba, due to flooding.

70,000 urged to evacuate as dam fails in Puerto Rico

Some 70,000 people were ordered to evacuate their homes Friday after a rain-swollen dam in Puerto Rico failed in the latest disaster caused by Hurricane Maria.

Hurricane Maria churns toward Turks and Caicos, death toll increases

Hurricane Maria barrelled toward the Turks and Caicos on Friday after lashing Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with winds and rain.

Dredging of River Benue will curb flooding – NIMASA

The benefits of the proposed dredging according to him, include reduced risk of flooding, greater federal presence in the state, improved navigability of the water ways, increased value of water fronts and greater economic activities along the River Banks.

Buhari leaves for New York Sunday, will dine with Trump

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Sunday for New York, to join other world leaders at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 72).

Millions without power in Florida as deadly Irma ploughs north

Millions of Florida residents were without power Tuesday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma spun northwest into the US mainland, drenching the region and causing rivers to overflow.

Three dead, six missing, as storm hits Philippines

At least three people died and six were missing after a major storm caused widespread flooding in and around the Philippine capital on Tuesday, forcing schools, government offices and businesses to shut down.

Dangote-led relief committee donates N250m to Benue flood victims

The Chairman, National Committee on Flood Relief and Rehabilitation, Aliko Dangote, says it has provided N250 million as relief assistance to victims of the devastating flood in Benue.

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