Thousands evacuated as floods hit North Korea
More than a thousand homes were damaged and about 5,000 people evacuated in North Korea after flooding caused by heavy rains, the country's state broadcaster reported
A nation in search of lasting solution to perennial flooding
Undoubtedly, flooding has become a perennial challenge in the country, seemingly defying all solutions. And when it occurs, as it does annually, it leaves in its wake destructions, displacements and deaths.
Bassey: To reduce flooding without distorting nature, dredging must be done with expert guidance
President, Nigerian Environmental Society (NES), Dr. Dorothy Bassey, in this interview with OMIKO AWA, highlights the connection between human activities on land, such as dredging, and flooding. She advises government on the need to consult professionals before embarking on the planned dredging of River Niger as a means of reducing flooding in states along the…
Flooding: Oyo community sends SOS to Makinde, Council Chief
Residents of Alatare Community, Ologuneru, Ibadan, have called on Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, to ensure easy access into the community of over 5,000 residents.
Lagosians worry over wastes, flooding as plastics take over
With threat of flooding as a result of blocked drains, Lagosians have said attitudinal change by residents could avert flooding in the megacity.
Flooding: Kano Government to desilt drains, water bodies
The Kano State Government has announced plans to conduct mass desilt and drain clearance to control flooding and protect the environment.
Lagos government upgrades 56 roads, others on the Island
The Lagos State government said it would upgrade 56 roads and reconstruct drains, street lightings, Massey Children Hospital as part of the ongoing Action Area Plan to reconstruct/upgrade roads
Buhari pledges to address erosion, flooding in Niger Delta
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, pledged to address erosion and perennial flooding in Niger Delta communities.
Edo communities seek governent support over flooding
Leaders of Anegbette and Udochi communities, two towns worst hit by floods in South Uneme clan of Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State, have called for urgent government’s intervention in the provisions of relief materials and relocation to avoid a major food crisis and outbreak of diseases in the area. President of…