Making of a natural disaster, repeat of the 2012 great flood
He who feels it, knows it. That is the untold pains that cannot be fully captioned in words but which has become the dire reality of over two million people displaced by flood and families of the more than a hundred people who already lost their lives to flood this year alone in 10 states…
Disease outbreak looms as floods spread
Scientists have predicted an increase in cases of water and mosquito-borne diseases. The forecast followed flooding in several communities across...
Flood: NEMA to assist Kebbi
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has pledged to assist the Kebbi State government to overcome the effect of the flooding that has ravaged 18 communities in the past two weeks. Director General of the Agency, Mustapha Maihaja, represented by the Deputy Director, Search and Rescue department, Onimode Bandele, during a visit to the government…
Flood claims 53 lives in Katsina, Kaduna States in 4 months
The North West zone of National Emergency Management Agency, (NEMA) on Friday said 53 lives were lost to flood in both Katsina and Kaduna States, while 30 others were missing in the last four months.
Rainstorm kills three, destroys 880 houses in Katsina
No fewer than three persons have been confirmed dead and six others injured following a rainstorm at Maibare in Baure Local Council of Katsina State.The incident, which occurred at the weekend, destroyed over 700 homes in Maibare, while farmers lost several farmlands and animals to the natural disaster.
Flood displaces over 200 households in Plateau
About 200 households have been displaced by flood in Rikkos community of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau, following heavy downpour on Sunday afternoon. Mr Al’Amin Yakubu, Head, Emergency Response Team of the community disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Jos. Yakubu said though no life was lost,…
Flood disaster looms in Nigeria, NEMA warns
With the current rise in water level in the River Niger axis and increased persistent rainfall, Nigeria might experience flood disaster higher than the 2012 flood episode, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has warned.
NEMA begins distribution of relief materials to flood victims in Kaduna
The National Emergency Management Agency, (NEMA) on Monday commenced the distribution of relief materials to victims of flood in some parts of Kaduna State.
NEMA, NMA partner to provide medical help to disaster victims
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) have established a Bilateral Technical Working Group (BTWG) to provide quick and appropriate emergency medical assistance to disaster victims in the country.