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9 Dec
Chief Joseph Dike, who doubles as the Okpala Uku and Iyasele Onowu of his Onuaboh community was very proud of his modest home at Onuaboh. He had personally supervised the architectural drawings to reflect his love for Brazilian style edifice, building a 10-room bungalow with its prized courtyard where he holds community conferences and meetings.…
30 Oct 2022
With more than 600 deaths and over a million people displaced by flood this year, it is time for Nigerian authorities to come to terms with the reality that climate change and haphazard town planning....
22 Oct 2022
Again, flood disaster has caught Nigerians napping. From Anambra to Bayelsa, Rivers, Kogi, Delta, Imo, Kebbi and many other states, cries for help resonate from individuals and communities who have lost their loved ones, homes, properties, farmlands and other valuables to ravaging flood.
21 Oct 2022
Following the devastation by floods along the country’s coastlines, there have been calls by civil society and other stakeholders in the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on flooding in the country.
26 Aug 2022
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has raised the alarm of a looming flood disaster, urging farmers, in particular, in flood prone-areas in Anambra State to consider moving upland without delay.
26 Aug 2016
The Secretary to the Abia Government (SSG), Dr. Eme Okoro, has said that the state lacked the financial capacity to handle emergencies that may arise from possibe flood disaster in the area.

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