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Red Cross, others donate relief items to Kogi flood victims

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 21:38:00 +0200vanguardngr (en)

The Nigeria Red Cross Society (NRCS) on Wednesday, distributed food items and other relief materials to 100 households affected by the flood in some communities in Kogi. Newsmen who witnessed the distribution of the items reports that the beneficiaries were the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)....

Flooding: Avoiding the fury of nature

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:31:00 +0200punchng (en)

On Friday, September 7, 2018, during an emergency stakeholders’ meeting, the Director of Engineering Hydrology, Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, Mr. Clem Nze, warned that flood was imminent and specifically noted that all the indices that played out before the 2012 flooding had all manifested.

Flooding: Avoiding the fury of nature 10 mins ago Opinion

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 03:51:00 +0200guardian-ng (en)

On Friday, September 7, 2018, during an emergency stakeholders’ meeting, the Director of Engineering Hydrology, Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), Mr. Clem Nze, warned that flood is imminent and specifically noted that all the indices that played out before the 2012 flooding had all manifested.

News 1 min ago Osinbajo visits Anambra flood victims, reveals ways disaster is being tackled Vice president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Thursday visited Anambra State and toured areas submerged by flood. The vice president who visited...

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:25:00 +0200dailypost (en)

The vice president who visited Internally Displaced Persons who were gathering their property from submerged homes betrayed emotions while commiserating with the people over their plight. He announced the support of the Federal Government of Nigeria for the victims, restating its unending support in....

Osinbajo Visits Flood Victims in Anambra, Pledges FG’s Support

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:35:00 +0200thisdayonline (en)

David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka. Vice president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Thursday visited Anambra State where he moved round parts of the state submerged by flood. The vice president who visited internally displaced people who were parking their property from their submerged homes betrayed emotions, while commiserating with the people over their plight.

All my 45 Churches affected by flood—Bishop, Mbamili Diocese

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 05:43:00 +0200vanguardngr (en)

Osinbajo and Obiano visited flood disaster in Anambra and Delta States today. Speaking to Vanguard through the telephone yesterday, Bishop Okeke said most of his pastors have relocated to Onitsha and their home towns for now. He said: “All my 45 Churches are affected by the flood, 3/4 of my pastors....

Osinbanjo in Anambra, says FG to deploy resources to flooded areas

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 19:44:00 +0200tribuneonlineng (en)

Osinbanjo in Anambra, says FG to deploy resources to flooded areas September 20, 2018. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. THE Federal Government of Nigeria has stated its unending support in supplying food and relief materials to the victims of flood disaster in Anambra state.

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Thu, 20 Sep 2018 04:59:00 +0200EC (en)

At least 23 people were killed in a weekend of violence near the capital Addis Ababa. It is reported that mobs of ethnic Oromo youths brutally attacked non-Oromo people, committed sexual violence, looted businesses and destroyed houses. The violence resulted in the displacement of 13 000 persons,....

Disease outbreak looms as floods spread 49 mins ago Nigeria

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:15:00 +0200guardian-ng (en)

• Experts list ways to avert crisis • Buhari orders support for victims. Scientists have predicted an increase in cases of water and mosquito-borne diseases. The forecast followed flooding in several communities across the country and the consequent contamination of water sources.

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Wed, 19 Sep 2018 04:09:00 +0200EC (en)

Tropical Cyclone MANGKHUT, as of 17 September, has dissipated inland over southern China. In the Philippines, according to media, as of 18 September at 7.30 UTC, the death toll reached at least 74 in the following regions: 60 in Cordillera Administrative Region (of which at least 32 due to a massive....

NEMA And The Fury Of Flood

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 03:00:00 +0200leadership (en)

Nigeria is literally under the fury of flooding in many states of the federation just as some states in the United States of America are being pounded by Hurricane Florence. Both phenomena are water-inspired but response to them depends a lot on the attitude of the people.

Tractor trailer driving over S. Carolina road as it collapses

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:11:00 +0200kxxv (en)

CHESTERFIELD, SC (WBTV/RNN) - A tractor-trailer was driving over a bridge in Chesterfield County when the road collapsed, The cab of the truck fell into the water-filled hole and the back wheels remained on the road. Jimmy Creek flows near where the road buckled north of Chesterfield on Highway 145 North.

Flooding: Edo, ECOWAS Re-strategise On Disaster Management, As Obaseki Charges Councils On Sensitization

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:18:00 +0200leadership (en)

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state is partnering with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Early Warning Mechanism for Nigeria to strengthen strategies for effective flood management and other related disasters. Obaseki, who was represented by his deputy, Rt.

Flooding : Edo, ECOWAS re-strategise on disaster management

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 02:56:00 +0200onlinenigeria (en)

as Obaseki charges councils on sensitisation The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state is partnering with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Early Warning Mechanism for Nigeria to strengthen strategies for effective flood management and other related disasters.

Flooding : Edo, ECOWAS re-strategise on disaster management

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:19:00 +0200vanguardngr (en)

as Obaseki charges councils on sensitisation The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state is partnering with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Early Warning Mechanism for Nigeria to strengthen strategies for effective flood management and other related disasters.

Flooding: Edo, ECOWAS Re-Strategise On Disaster Management, As Obaseki Charges Councils On Sensitisation

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 18:48:00 +0200nigerianobservernews (en)

R-L: Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu; Head, Taskforce ECOWAS, Early Warning Mechanism for Nigeria , Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu; Head of Service, Mrs. Gladys Idahor, at a two-day Planning Workshop for State Governments on Flood Emergency Management themed: Building Flood Resistant....

Flooding: Edo, ECOWAS re-strategise on disaster management

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 18:14:00 +0200thenationonlineng (en)

… as Obaseki charges councils on sensitisation. The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state is partnering with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Early Warning Mechanism for Nigeria to strengthen strategies for effective flood management and other related disasters.

Amid storm, ex-soldier pitches in

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 09:38:00 +0200bendbulletin (en)

WASHINGTON, N.C. — As the flat-bottomed fishing boat crept into a swirling river that had once been Summer Haven Lane, Tray Tillman scanned the floodwaters and half-submerged houses in search of somebody to save. “Today, it’s been women and kids,” Tillman said.

Nigeria:Anambra Establishes 28 Camp Centres in Flood Prone Areas

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 23:15:00 +0200allafrica (en)

The Executive Secretary, Anambra State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Paul Odenigbo, says the state government has created 28 emergency shelter centres in flood prone areas in case of flooding. Mr Odenigbo disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Awka.

Torrents of Water in Towns Across the Carolinas. And a Guy With a Boat.

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 19:09:00 +0200nytimes (en)

WASHINGTON, N.C. — As the flat-bottomed fishing boat crept into a swirling river that had once been Summer Haven Lane, Tray Tillman scanned the brown floodwaters and half-submerged houses in search of somebody to save. “Today it’s been women and kids,” Mr. Tillman said. Mr.

Torrents of Water in Towns Across the Carolinas. And a Guy With a Boat.

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 17:37:00 +0200nytimes (en)

WASHINGTON, N.C. — As the flat-bottomed fishing boat crept into a swirling river that had once been Summer Haven Lane, Tray Tillman scanned the brown floodwaters and half-submerged houses in search of somebody to save. “Today it’s been women and kids,” Mr. Tillman said. Mr.

12:54 Piden en Nigeria mecanismo efectivo de emergencia

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 19:14:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

14 de septiembre de 2018, 12:54 Abuja, 14 sep (PL) El presidente nacional de la Asociación de Oficiales de Salud Ambiental de Nigeria (Ehoan, por sus siglas en inglés), Samuel Akingbehin, pidió hoy el establecimiento de una maquinaria de respuesta de emergencia efectiva en el país.

Anambra Govt. establishes 28 camp centres in flood prone areas

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:29:00 +0200thenewsnigeria (en)

Chief Paul Odenigbo, Executive Secretary, Anambra State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), said the state government has created 28 emergency shelter centres in flood prone areas in case of flooding. Odenigbo disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Awka.

Anambra establishes 28 camp centres in flood prone areas

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 22:38:00 +0200premiumtimesng (en)

The Executive Secretary, Anambra State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Paul Odenigbo, says the state government has created 28 emergency shelter centres in flood prone areas in case of flooding. Mr Odenigbo disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Awka.

YET ANOTHER DELUGE

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 04:57:00 +0200thisdayonline (en)

MONDAY EDITORIAL. There is need to pay more attention to the environment. While hundreds of thousands of citizens are still counting their losses, nature is wreaking havocs on communities in several states across the country. Within the past one month, villages, schools and farmlands have been....

Alert! These 12 states may experience flooding in September

Fri, 07 Sep 2018 17:03:00 +0200pulse (en)

The Nigeria Hydrological Service Agency (NIHSA) has said that twelve states in Nigeria are at risk of experiencing various degrees of floods in September. The director, Engineering Hydrology at the agency, Engineer Clement Nze , stated this at a stakeholders meeting organized by the National....

Estaba amaneciendo, los pobladores de varias aldeas del noroeste de Camerú...

Tue, 04 Sep 2018 17:43:00 +0200elmanana-mx (es)

El Nyos es un lago volcánico en un área remota de Camerún en el occidente de África. "Cerca de las 11 de la noche me desperté y no pude levantarme, estaba confundido. No sabía lo que estaba pasando", contó después uno de los sobrevivientes. Era el 21 de agosto de 1986.

La misteriosa nube que mató a más de 1.700 personas y 3.500 cabezas de ganado

Tue, 04 Sep 2018 04:27:00 +0200midiario (es)

"Cerca de las 11 de la noche me desperté y no pude levantarme, estaba confundido. No sabía lo que estaba pasando", contó después uno de los sobrevivientes. Era el 21 de agosto de 1986. Cuando estaba amaneciendo, los pobladores de varias aldeas del noroeste de Camerún descubrieron al despertar que....

La misteriosa nube que mató a más de 1,700 personas y 3,500 cabezas de ganado

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 22:15:00 +0200laprensa (es)

Los informes señalaron que todas las víctimas vivían en poblados cercanos al lago Nyos , cerca de la frontera de Camerún con Nigeria . El desastre fue tan grave que el presidente del país apeló a la ayuda internacional. La investigación. Pasaron varias semanas de investigaciones científicas para descubrir qué había ocurrido en la zona.

La misteriosa nube que mató a más de 1.700 personas y 3.500 cabezas de ganado

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 19:34:00 +0200guatevision (es)

“Cerca de las 11 de la noche me desperté y no pude levantarme, estaba confundido. No sabía lo que estaba pasando”, contó después uno de los sobrevivientes. Era el 21 de agosto de 1986. Cuando estaba amaneciendo, los pobladores de varias aldeas del noroeste de Camerún descubrieron al despertar que....

La misteriosa nube que mató a más de 1.700 personas y 3.500 cabezas de ganado

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 04:59:00 +0200bbc-es (es)

Derechos de autor de la imagen Getty Images Image caption El Nyos es un lago volcánico en un área remota de Camerún en el occidente de África. "Cerca de las 11 de la noche me desperté y no pude levantarme, estaba confundido. No sabía lo que estaba pasando", contó después uno de los sobrevivientes. Era el 21 de agosto de 1986.

La misteriosa nube que mató a más de 1.700 personas y 3.500 cabezas de ganado

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 04:15:00 +0200teletica (es)

Getty Images El Nyos es un lago volcánico en un área remota de Camerún en el occidente de África. "Cerca de las 11 de la noche me desperté y no pude levantarme, estaba confundido. No sabía lo que estaba pasando", contó después uno de los sobrevivientes. Era el 21 de agosto de 1986.

La misteriosa nube que mató a más de 1.700 personas y 3.500 cabezas de ganado

Sun, 02 Sep 2018 22:47:00 +0200laprensagrafica (es)

Getty Images El Nyos es un lago volcánico en un área remota de Camerún en el occidente de África. "Cerca de las 11 de la noche me desperté y no pude levantarme, estaba confundido. No sabía lo que estaba pasando", contó después uno de los sobrevivientes. Era el 21 de agosto de 1986.

La misteriosa nube que mató a más de mil 700 personas

Sun, 02 Sep 2018 19:00:00 +0200zocalo (es)

Camerún.- "Cerca de las 11 de la noche me desperté y no pude levantarme, estaba confundido. No sabía lo que estaba pasando", contó después uno de los sobrevivientes. Era el 21 de agosto de 1986. Cuando estaba amaneciendo, los pobladores de varias aldeas del noroeste de Camerún descubrieron al....

Misteriosa nube mató a más de 1.700 personas y 3.500 cabezas de ganado

Sun, 02 Sep 2018 16:05:00 +0200eltiempo-CO (es)

"Cerca de las 11 de la noche me desperté y no pude levantarme, estaba confundido. No sabía lo que estaba pasando", contó después uno de los sobrevivientes. Era el 21 de agosto de 1986. Cuando estaba amaneciendo, los pobladores de varias aldeas del noroeste de Camerún descubrieron al despertar que....

La misteriosa nube que mató a más de 1.700 personas

Sun, 02 Sep 2018 14:42:00 +0200el-nacional (es)

"Cerca de las 11 de la noche me desperté y no pude levantarme, estaba confundido. No sabía lo que estaba pasando", contó después uno de los sobrevivientes. Era el 21 de agosto de 1986. Cuando estaba amaneciendo, los pobladores de varias aldeas del noroeste de Camerún descubrieron al despertar que....

La misteriosa nube que mató a más de 1.700 personas y 3.500 cabezas de ganado

Sun, 02 Sep 2018 12:01:00 +0200bbc-spanish (es)

Derechos de autor de la imagen Getty Images Image caption El Nyos es un lago volcánico en un área remota de Camerún en el occidente de África. "Cerca de las 11 de la noche me desperté y no pude levantarme, estaba confundido. No sabía lo que estaba pasando", contó después uno de los sobrevivientes. Era el 21 de agosto de 1986.

Flood victim seeks government's help, sells dead poultry fowls for token

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:04:00 +0200onlinenigeria (en)

- Benin residents have been sacked from their homes by a flood attack. - The flood which lasted over four hours condemned residents to loss of properties. - The incident has made a poultry farmer sell his over 8,000 dead birds for N500 each. Residents in Benin have been condemned to loss due to over....

NGOs drum support for tree planting in Kogi

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 06:31:00 +0200dailytrust (en)

A coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has called on government at all levels, institutions and individuals to support tree planting in Kogi State to tackle the challenges of climate change. Kogi State Coordinator of Rural Wealth Foundation (RWF) and leader of the coalition, Mr.

On World Humanitarian Day: Need For Concerted...

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:10:00 +0200modernghana (en)

Nwaorgu Faustinus, online media aide to Chief Eze, the erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New PDP (nPDP) has urged world government to continue with more resilient efforts to safeguard the lives of victims of war, insurgence, conflicts, and aid workers who occasionally put their....

A Panacea for Flooding

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 01:20:00 +0200thisdayonline (en)

Against the backdrop of the recent floods in the country, Chiemelie Ezeobi writes on measures for the safety of life and property When it rains, it pours is a popular idiomatic expression denoting the multiple occurrence of good or bad. But it also seems to express the chain reaction of misfortunes....

Anambra lawmakers, others raise alarm over erosion threat

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:49:00 +0200punchng (en)

Mr Chukwuka Ezenwune, a lawmaker representing Idemili South State Constituency in Anambra, has raised alarm over an erosion site which he said had claimed a section of a road at Uke in the state. Ezenwune, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday at the erosion site, called for urgent government intervention to avoid disaster.

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