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Residents of flood prone areas of Rivers have been thrown into panic following prediction and warning by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, that 18 local governments areas of the state will suffer from flooding as the raining season progresses this year.

NEMA: 18 LGs in Rivers to suffer severe flooding in 2019

Residents of flood prone areas of Rivers have been thrown into panic following prediction and warning by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, that 18 local governments areas of the state will suffer from flooding as the raining season progresses this year.

Kogi: We’re prepared to tackle flooding

Kogi State government has assured the people of its preparedness to mitigate the effect of the anticipatory floods as relevant agencies have been put on red alert for its occurrence.

Kogi moves to tackle flood disaster, Lassa fever outbreak

The Kogi State Government on Thursday said it had taken some measures to mitigate flood disaster and outbreak Lassa fever and other epidemic prone diseases in the state.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

Flood alert: Weak SEMAs a huge challenge – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has lamented poorly funded emergency management agencies at the state level constitute a huge challenge to its effort to prevent emergency situations, including flooding.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

Official: 3,148 Edo flood victims to benefit from NEMA grants

Mr Ifeanyi Omoje, the Head of Operations, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says over 3,148 farmers affected by the 2018 flood in Edo will benefit from the agency’s grants.
This aerial picture taken on Apr 27, 2019 shows a general view of submerged buildings after heavy rain caused flooding in Bengkulu on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. (AFP-Diva Marha)

Floods in Indonesia kill dozens, thousands displaced

Floods sparked by torrential rains have killed nearly 40 in Indonesia with a dozen more still missing, officials said Monday, marking the latest calamity for a disaster-prone nation.
Local communities are leading relief efforts, with soldiers and volunteers clearing rubble, diverting water, building dykes, and distributing supplies [Atta Kenare-AFP]

Iran suffers ‘$2 billion in damages’ as flood toll rises to 76

Floods in Iran have killed 76 people and caused more than $2.2bn in damages in recent weeks, with flood warnings still in place for large swaths of the country.
No fewer than 58 people have been killed in flash floods in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua.

Baby missing due to flood reunited with dad

A baby trapped under rubble after flash flooding destroyed his home in Indonesia has been reunited with his father after the disaster killed the rest of their family, officials said on Monday, as the death toll hit 77.

SEMA: Over 20,000 people displaced by attacks, disaster in Kaduna in 2018

No fewer than 20, 679 persons were displaced by various disasters in Kaduna State in 2018, the Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has said.

Prophet Nwoko: Nnamdi Kanu is anti-Christ, deceitful

A popular Enugu-based prophet, Anthony Nwoko, has described the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu as an anti-Christ and deceitful.

Nigerian teachers, others win 2018 Safe School Awards

Nigerian teachers have won the 2018 Safe School Heroes Awards, in recognition of their dedication and courage to sustain teaching and learning in schools.
Benue Flood

Kogi farmers count losses as flood recedes

Farmers who lost their crops and farmlands to the flood disaster that ravaged some communities in Kogi State are counting losses as harvest begins.
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Bukola Saraki donates N10 million to 630 flood victims in Kwara

Worried by the current plight of the victims of flood disaster in his senatorial district, the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Thursday, distributed cash gifts to 630 victims so as to bring new lease of life to the affected victims.

NEMA expresses shock over House of Reps’ indictment

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has expressed shock over allegations of violation of public trust made against it by the House of Representatives committee on Emergency and Preparedness Response.
Niger Flooding

Flood victims in Rivers return home amidst fear of diseases, building collapse

Flood victims in Orashi region of Rivers State have started returning to their homes, four days after they were disallowed from staging a protest to the State’s government House, Port Harcourt by armed policemen in lamentation of their plight.
The flood disaster ravaging parts of Anambra has claimed the life of a nine-year-old girl, Benedict Uzo in Amiyi, Ogbaru council area of the state.

Flood kills 20-year-old in Anambra

Ifejika Umuiza, a 20-year-old boy from Ogbetiti village in Odekpe community, Ogbaru, Anambra, has been reported killed by flood.

Federal government urges environment stakeholders to address herders-farmers conflict

The Federal Government on Monday urged stakeholders in the environment sector to support its efforts to tackle the incessant herders-farmers conflicts in the country.
Michael Nash of Arlington

Man dies trying to save victim from sex abuse

A Virginia man Patricio Salazar has been beaten to death after he tried to intervene to stop a sexual assault on a lady.

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