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NEMA to improve disaster management with EOCs

Godsgift Onyedinefu  The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is working to build befitting Emergency Operations Centres (EOCs) for robust response to disaster situations in the country, Director General, Engr Mustapha Maihaja has said. Addressing participants in the on going Emergency Operations Centres' training facilitated by the USAID in Abuja, Maihaja said experience

CAN Commiserates with Flood victims, Wanton Killings in Nigeria

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has commiserated with the victims of recent flood disaster and the wanton killings in the country. In a statement issued by the Special Assistant, (Media and Communications), to the CAN President, Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, on Monday, the Christian umbrella body expressed its

Flooding: NEMA declares national disaster in five more states

Godsgift Onyedifu  The National Emergency Management, NEMA has declared five more states of Adamawa, Taraba, Kebbi, Bayelsa and Rivers as National Disaster, following a devastating flooding that ravaged parts of Nigeri. Mustapha Maihaja, Director General, NEMA,  said that the declaration of the five new states now puts the numbers of flood affected

Flood: NAF Extends Medical Outreach To 4,000 Victims In Bayelsa

Godsgift Onyedinefu   The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has extended its medical and surgical outreach to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Igbogene Community in Yenagoa Local Government Area (LGA) of Bayelsa State. This is in furtherance of the NAF’s humanitarian efforts geared towards alleviating the suffering of the victims of the recent flood

Flood kills 6 in edo

Victor Emuankhagbon, the chairman of Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo, on Saturday confirmed that six deaths were recorded in flooded communities of the area. Mr Emuankhagbon disclosed this when he received a delegation of National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, and officials of the Federal Ministry of Health at

Flood In Numbers: Over 70 deaths, 327,000 displaced, N12.1bn required to tackle disaster- NEMA

Senator Iroegbu  The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has in its latest  2019 floods situation report, disclosed that over 70 people have been killed, 327,000 displaced in four worst affected states with N12.1 billion required to effectively tackle what has been described as national disaster. This was contained in a situation review

Flood: over 100 lives lost in 10 states – NEMA

Torrential rains have unleashed floods in different parts of Nigeria over the past few days, killing at least 100 people and damaging thousands of homes, according to officials. A national disaster was declared in four states - Kogi, Niger, Anambra and Delta - over the flooding, meaning that the federal government had taken

Flood kills 31 people, destroys 10,000 houses in kano

The Kano State Government has confirmed the death of 31 people and destruction of more than 10,000 houses during the recent flood disaster in 15 Local Government Areas of the state. Ali Bashir, the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation Agency, SERERA, disclosed this in an interview with

Flood: NEMA, NIHSA warns of rising water level in Lokoja

•To declare national emergency over 12 states Monday Jude Johnson The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) have given a flood alert, warning of rising water level in both Rivers Niger and Benue. The two agencies in an update message circulated on Sunday, disclosed of a continuous rise

Flood: NEMA inaugurates Emergency Operation Centres for 12 worst-hit states

Senator Iroegbu The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Engr. Mustapha Maihaja, has inaugurated five Emergency Operation Centres (EOC) to facilitate prompt search and rescue operations as well as humanitarian supports in the 12 states worst affected by flooding. The Head Media and Public relations, Mr. Sani Datti, in