The Senate on Thursday urged President Bola Tinubu to implement the recommendations of the Presidential Committee for the Development of a Comprehensive Plan of Action against Flooding. The committee had recommended the establishment of a National Flood Management Council in Nigeria. The agency is expected to serve as a central body responsible for coordinating flood […]

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has directed an immediate Action Plan to halt the impending flood crisis nationwide. Stanley Nkwocha, Senior Special Assistant to the President on the Media & Communications, Office of the Vice President, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. According to the statement, Tinubu, represented by the Vice President, Kashim Shettima, made […]

Residents of Myanmar’s flood-hit Bago city salvaged food and belongings from their waterlogged homes on Tuesday after record rainfall triggered floods that authorities said have displaced 14,000 people. The rainy season typically brings months of heavy downpours to the Southeast Asian country, but scientists say man-made climate change is making weather patterns more intense. In […]

Heavy rainfall that could lead to flooding may hit about 48 towns in 13 states beginning from September 13 to September 17, 2023, the Federal Government announced on Wednesday. It predicted that the rise in the water levels of River Benue and River Niger could affect communities along the rivers up to Bayelsa State and […]

The Federal Government, on Monday, said all the frontline states on the path of River Benue may experience flooding within the next seven days as result of the opening of Lagdo Dam in Cameroon. Speaking at a briefing in Abuja, held at the instance of the Presidential Committee set up by President Bola Tinubu, the […]

Worried by the recent flood that ravaged some parts of the state occasioned by the recent downpour between 21st July to 24th July, 2023, the Oyo State House of Assembly has sympathized with the residents who were affected by the said flood incident and called on the Executive Arm of government to take proactive steps […]

Six people have been killed and dozens of homes washed away in flooding in central Afghanistan. Abdul Wahid Hamas, a spokesman for the Taliban governor in central Ghor province, on Wednesday said three women and a child were killed when their house in the town of Firozkoh was washed away on Tuesday. Hamas said in […]

No fewer than 18,406 persons have been displaced by flood in 14 Local Government Areas of the Borno State. The Director-General, State Emergency Management Agency YABAWA KOLO, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Maiduguri. She said the affected persons including women and children had been displaced by flood occasioned by heavy rainfall recorded […]

The Jigawa State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), have reported six more deaths as a result of the floods that have continued to wreak havoc on communities in the north-western state. This comes barely three days after police authorities in Jigawa said 29 other people lost their lives to flood-related incidents. As of Tuesday, the state […]

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has warned that 2022 flood disaster may be worse than that of 2012. The Director General of NEMA, MUSTAPHA AHMED, disclosed this at a strategic workshop with stakeholders on disaster risk reduction and management held in Abuja. AHMED said that more than 300 people have so far been killed […]

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