Vanguard (Lagos)

1 December 2012

Nigeria: Delta Starts Post-Flooding Rehabilitation of Victims

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan Will Flag — Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan will flag off the post-flooding rehabilitation of flood victims in Delta State tomorrow at Ozoro, with the distribution of inputs, such as seedlings, fingerlings, fishing gears, cassava cuttings and work tools to internally displaced persons, IDPs, who are farmers and artisans.

Meanwhile, the Rotary Club of Warri, has donated relief materials to returnee-flood victims in Warri and promised to foot the surgical bills of a victim, Mr. Peter James, who is suffering from hernia.

Mr. James was rushed in a critical condition to the Central Hospital, Warri, before the victims returned home, but president, Rotary Club of Warri, Rotarian Adamson Ejuoneatse-Thompson, who sympathized with the IDPs said, "We also promise to take up the bill for the surgery of one of the victims, who was rushed to hospital, we are humanitarian people. These items are to augment the need of our brothers and sisters who have been displaced."

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