Posts Tagged ‘Flood’

Flood Kills 20, Destroys Over 50,000 Houses, Farmlands In Jigawa

by Gerald Onwukaon September 5, 2020
Jigawa State Emergency and Management Agency (SEMA), revealed that recorded death in the state has risen to an overwhelming figure of twenty, and thousands of farmlands and houses destroyed by flood. Confirming the incident, SEMA’s Executive Secretary, Mr. Yusuf Sani Babura said that the flood affected 17 local government areas in Jigawa. He said the […]

70 Dead, Others Injured As Flash Flood Hits Afghanistan

by Gerald Onwukaon August 26, 2020
A flash flooding that occurred on Wednesday in Parwan district of Northern Afghanistan, has claimed 70 lives and left dozens injured. People were sleeping at the time the flooding started. Confirming the incident, the provincial Spokeswoman, Waheeda Shakar, said the flood victims comprised mostly of women and children, while adding that number of deaths is […]

Pandemonium: Four Missing, Properties Destroyed As Flood Hits Residency In Abuja

by Seun Adeuyion July 25, 2020
Five persons have been reported missing in Giri Quarters in Abuja, after they were swept to unknown location by flood that recently happened in the area. Giving Confirmation to the incident, the Director General, FCT Management Agency, Abbas Idriss, disclosed that as a result of the search carried out by the agency and other locals […]

Over 30 Killed, 100, 000 more Displaced By Flood

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 7, 2019
The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System has revealed that at least 34 people were killed by floods in Lagos, Yola and Niger states. According to the tracking system, 101, 500 were also displaced by flood across different parts of Nigeria. The report said, “Local media reported that six people died in floods in Lagos […]

Flood displaces over 5,000 families in Kogi

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 27, 2019
Flood has displaced over 5,000 families in Ibaji Local Government Area of Kogi State. It destroyed property worth millions of naira. Mostly affected are communities close to the River Niger and Analo River, which overflowed their banks, submerging houses, schools and farmlands. Residents were forced to vacate their homes. Some of the victims raised wooden […]

Flood destroy shelters for displaced people in northeast Nigeria [PHOTOS]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 23, 2019
Torrential rain has destroyed makeshift tents and caused severe flooding to temporary displacement camps in northeast Nigeria, leaving vulnerable families homeless. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is appealing for urgent financial assistance to address the colossal humanitarian needs and to prevent the spread of deadly cholera. “Displaced people are suffering due to relentless rains and […]