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Flood victims

11 Nov
A prominent Catholic priest, Fr. Magnus Ebere (SDV), popularly known as Fr. E-dey Work, has appealed to Nigerians to do what they can to assist those affected by recent ravaging floods across the country.
11 Nov
The O.B. Lulu-Briggs Foundation has distributed relief items worth N60 million to 2,000 families displaced by flood in Akinima, Ahoada West Council of Rivers State in line with its humanitarian mandate.
5 Nov
The member representing the Aniocha/Oshimili federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Ndudi Elumelu has showered N21million on victims of flood in his constituency, calling on the federal government to dredge rivers Niger and Benue as a long-term solution to the perennial flooding in some parts of the country.
3 Nov
Sir: It was recently reported that Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), as part of its resolve to providing succour to the flood displaced victims, on Tuesday, October 18, 2022...
2 Nov
Number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bayelsa State has risen to over 25, 000 in both private and five government-owned camps scattered across the state. This followed flooding in the state.
25 Oct
Rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has condemned what he considered poor treatment of flood victims across the federation.
24 Oct
The Council of Traditional Rulers in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Council of Rivers State has called for urgent medical attention for internally-displaced persons. It said that sudden exposure to unpleasant environments in various camps had led victims to various sickness and diseases.
28 Sep
Kogi State government, yesterday, said it had taken proactive steps to ensure flood victims in Lokoja and other parts of the state are temporarily accommodated.
17 Oct 2020
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio has stated that the flood ravaging the Niger Delta region has made the distribution of Petroleum products...
23 Sep 2020
Kwara State Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq is seeking Federal Government’s assistance to provide succour for over 15,000 residents displaced by flood in the state.
5 Nov 2018
A Non-Governmental organisation, Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice, has called on the three tiers of government to assist flood victims nationwide.
30 Oct 2017
Faced with over 1,000 flood victims in Rivers State, members of the State’s State House of Assembly have frowned at the Federal Government and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) for exclusion of the state from the N1.6 billion ecological fund. 


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