Nigerian Flood Victims at Risk of Waterborne Diseases

Nigeria has been warned to put measures in place to check high breeding of mosquito in the areas affected by recent floods in the country.

Inhabitants face worst floods.

  • Nigeria:  Delta Govt, Pfizer Take PCV 13 Immunisation to Flood Camps

    Vanguard, 13 November 2012

    To curtail effects of pneumonia and other pneumococcal disorders in the country, the Delta State government in collaboration with Pfizer Nigeria Ltd, are vaccinating 2,000 children ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Floods - Ahmed Wants FG to Establish HYPADEC

    Daily Trust, 13 November 2012

    Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has called for the removal of all bureaucratic and other bottlenecks hindering the take off of the Hydro-electric Producing Areas Commission ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Sambo, Al-Makura Visit Displaced Flood Victims

    Daily Trust, 12 November 2012

    Vice President Nemadi Sambo, was at the weekend, led to communities displaced by the recent floods along Benue River, in Nasarawa State, by Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, who ... read more »

  • West Africa:  Flood - Ecowas Donates N58 Million to Nigerian Govt

    Leadership, 13 November 2012

    In a bid to ameliorate the deplorable conditions of Nigerians who were affected by an unprecedented flood that ravaged some parts of the country, the Economic Community of West ... read more »