Flooded Niger Delta communities get N90m relief materials from PAP
Inhabitants of some communities ravaged by flood recently in the Niger Delta region smiled at the weekend, as the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) began distribution of foodstuff and other household items to ameliorate their plight. The week-long exercise kicked off last Saturday. A statement by PAP in Abuja had it that N90 million had already…
Emergency agency distributes relief materials to Ogun flood victims
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has commenced distribution of relief materials to over 1,800 households affected by the July 13, 2018, flash flood disaster in Abeokuta, Ogun State. NEMA, in conjunction with the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), through the Ministry of Environment, presented relief materials to first batch of 125 beneficiaries at the…
Delta: Beginning life anew for flood victims
Delta State government has initiated an Internally Displaced Persons’ (IDPs) Simple Acquisition Skill project to prepare displaced flood victims for life after the Holding Camps. The office of the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor Okowa on Girl Child Development/Non-governmental Organizations Liaison, Benedicta Osakunih has announced. Osakunih, who doubles as supervisor of the Utagba Ogbe…
Hoodlums hijack relief materials donated to flood victims in Rivers
Relief materials donated to Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) by the Police Officers Wives Association (POWA) in Ahoada East and Ahoada West Local Government Areas of Rivers State have been carted away by suspected hoodlums. The Guardian gathered that out of 200 bags of rice donated by the association, the flood victims received only three bags.…
FG yet to fulfill promises to flood victims after VP’s visit, says Dickson
Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has reassured persons displaced by floods that his government was making efforts towards assisting them to return to their homes as the deluge recedes. He gave the assurance at the weekend when he led government officials to pay unscheduled visits to some internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps and flood affected…
We stand by you, Osinbajo tells flood victims in Bayelsa, Rivers
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has assured flood victims in Bayelsa and Rivers States that the Federal Government is committed to alleviating their pains. Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President, Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, in a statement on Friday in Abuja, said Osinbajo gave the assurance in Bayelsa State.…
Flood sacks 35 Edo communities, kills 6
The Chairman of the council, Mr Victor Emuankhangbon, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Ubiaja, the headquarters of the council.
Death toll rises to 13 in Majorca floods
The death toll from flash floods that hit Spain's holiday island of Majorca last week rose to 13 on Wednesday after the body of a missing five-year-old boy was discovered.
13 dead as flooding hits southwestern France
At least 13 people died when violent rainstorms turned rivers into raging torrents in southwest France on Monday, prompting some of the deadliest floodings in years, officials said.
Flood interrupts school activities at Ashaka
The recent downpour has flooded Ashaka, a town in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State. The flood has particularly taken over Mater Dei College and its environs. The road that leads to the school from Kwale is completely over run by the water and has divided the road into two.