FEMA lacks qualified disaster managers, but prepared for crisis, says DG
The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is still suffering from lack of qualified or certified disaster managers and professionals, as over 80 per cent of its staff are administrative officers who lack requisite skills to tackle disaster cases.
FEMA alerts residents of Kubwa, Kuje to possible flooding
The FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has advised the residents of Kubwa, Gwagwa-Karimo, Kuje, Airport Road and Gwagwalada to be wary of possible flooding.
Abuja: FEMA rescues trapped residents as flood wreaks havoc
The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FCT FEMA), has rescued some residents of Emerald Flower estate, Lokogoma district and Maitama extension after flood ravaged and submerged the communities. Deputy Director, Forecasting, Response and Mitigation of the FCT FEMA, Florence Wenegieme said the downpour which started around 5.00pm and lasted for more than an hour…
One dead as monstrous Hurricane Michael tears into Florida
Hurricane Michael claimed its first life after roaring ashore in Florida on Wednesday, flooding homes and streets and toppling trees...
FEMA recovers dead body, rescues three in Abuja communities’ flood
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has successfully recovered one dead body and rescued three others alive as a result of the flood in Kuruduma and Koji communities in Abuja Municipal Area (AMAC). The FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Spokesperson, Emeka Iwuagwu, who confirmed the incident, told The Guardian that the body…
FCT tremor: No possibility of earthquake, assures FEMA
The Director General of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Mr. Abass Idris, yesterday assured residents that there was no likelihood of earthquake within the territory and the country, following the earth tremor in Mpape and its environs on Thursday.
FCT Tremor: No possibility of earthquake – FEMA
FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Friday assured residents of the territory that there was no likelihood of earthquake within the territory and the country, after the earth tremor in Mpappe and its environs on Thursday. Residents in the Federal Capital Territory were alarmed by the sudden shake of the earth in the the affected…
Flood claims father, two children in Abuja
Tragedy struck the Lokogoma area of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Thursday as a heavy downpour claimed three lives.