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
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.
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…
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.
With threat of flooding as a result of blocked drains, Lagosians have said attitudinal change by residents could avert flooding in the megacity.
Climate change is the changes in the global climate systems over a long period, which can be yearly or in a decade compared to weather changes, which only occur daily, weekly, or monthly.
The Kano State Government has announced plans to conduct mass desilt and drain clearance to control flooding and protect the environment.
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
Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has said the state government embarked on the construction of more roads and stormwater drainages in Okpanam to check erosion and floodwater
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, pledged to address erosion and perennial flooding in Niger Delta communities.
27 Oct 2020
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…
11 Oct 2020
I think we all have to appreciate the fact that whatever human endeavour we are into, a season can disappoint, something can happen. Some places in the country are witnessing drought...