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34 states declared high-risk areas as flood kills 29

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The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) revealed that flood has killed 29 people in 99 local government areas across 30 states this year. The Guardian reports that the Director-General of the agency, Mr. Moses Oluwatoyin Beckley, said at a “Sensitisation Workshop on 2016 Flood Prediction, Prevention and Mitigation Hydrological Area,” in Lokoja, Kogi State yesterday that 34 states would be ...

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Flood Alert! There is an alarming increase in water level – Agency

Flood overruns a community in Delta

Earlier in the week, we brought you a report on how flood ravaged six local government areas of Kano state, destroying nothing less than 5,300 houses. Head Operations and Logistics, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Mr. Femi Giwa, also revealed that 5,000 people may lose their homes to flood during a UNICEF organised workshop on emergency preparedness response forum held ...

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