Some of the residents, who left their homes on the fishing island, could not go back to their homes as the only already dilapidated bridge to the place had been washed away.
Mustapha Maihaja, Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency, on Tuesday gave assurance that the Federal Government would soon deploy post-disaster damage assessment teams to states impacted by flood.
The National Emergency Management Agency said no fewer than 375, 142 persons were affected by flood disaster across ten local government areas of Anambra.
The Kogi Government on Friday donated foodstuffs and other relief materials to victims of the recent flood disaster in Omala Local Government Area of the state.
The National Emergency Management Agency on Saturday distributed five truckloads of relief materials to flood victims in the Internally Displaced Persons camps in Mbiama, Akinima, Akiniso and Abuoha in Rivers.
Walson Ibarakumo, the Coordinator, Enugu Zonal Office of NEMA, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Awka on Monday.
Dickson, who spoke on a live radio programme monitored in Yenagoa, said this was because of the need to protect the vulnerable children from water-borne diseases.
Yakubu Suleiman, NEMA’s Coordinator, Emergency Operation Centre in Rivers and Bayelsa, made the disclosure at a stakeholders meeting on Friday in Port Harcourt.
The Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Alhaji Kabiru Ali, disclosed this when he received the Country Director, Sasakawa Global 2000, Prof. Sani Ahmed-Miko who paid him a courtesy visit in Dutse on Thursday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that between July and September this year, thousands of people were affected by the flood in 18 out of 21 local government areas of the state.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Otuoke is located in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa and one of the communities mostly affected by flood disasters.
Austin Oghoro, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, made the announcement to commemorate the World Food Day in Asaba.
The National Emergency Management Agency on Tuesday said that 17,631 residents of Niger affected by the recent flood were in urgent need of relief materials.
Karlsen said this on Friday in Abuja at a joint news conference by the European Commission in Nigeria and the National Emergency Management Agency.
The Nigerian Air Force says it has begun a five-day medical outreach for nearly 4,000 Internally Displaced Persons in Bayelsa.
“The secretary-general extends his condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and wishes the injured a speedy recovery,” said a statement issued by the secretary-general’s…
Omiebi made the call during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Patani, Delta State.