With flooding spreading in many parts of Nigeria and more rain predicted, Nigeria's disaster management agency has activated a contingency plan to provide assistance to affected areas. President Buhari authorized declaration of a 'national disaster if conditions warrant. On Twitter, Buharu said "I have approved 3 billion Naira for the procurement of medical and relief materials to meet the needs of victims of the flooding. NEMA is also providing me with regular updates on the situation."
Flood - Nema Inaugurates Emergency Operation Centres
Daily Trust, 16 September 2018
The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Engr. Mustapha Maihaja, has inaugurated five Emergency Operation Centres (EOC) to facilitate prompt search… Read more »
Flood Disaster - Kogi Braces for Another Round of Misery
Guardian, 16 September 2018
Many victims of the 2012 flood disaster in Kogi State who are experiencing another round of displacement are apprehensive over a possible repeat of 2012 scenario, when many… Read more »
Waters rising in Lagos
Rising flood in Lokoja in flood-ravaged Kogi state.
Flooding is claiming lives in Kebbi State and across Nigeria.
River Niger Floods Submerge Houses, Churches in Delta
This Day, 16 September 2018
Thousands of residents living on the banks of River Niger in Asaba, Delta State, have fled their homes and evacuated their belongings due to rising tide from the Niger that has… Read more »
Flood - Nema Receives N3bn to Respond, Mitigate Disaster
Premium Times, 16 September 2018
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMATODE) has received N3 billion to respond to the looming flood disasters following a red alert issued on September 7 by the National… Read more »
Flood Claims 74 Lives in Jigawa, Katsina, Kaduna
Leadership, 15 September 2018
No fewer than 74 persons have lost their lives following the flood disasters in parts of Katsina, Kaduna and Jigawa states. Read more »
Flood - Nema, Stakeholders Activate National Contingency Plan
Set up emergency centres in all geopolitical zones Read more »
Ocean Surge in Lagos and Coastal Areas
The general perception about sea level rise even in global context should not be taken lightly as one of those natural occurrences or acts of God that would come and go casually.… Read more »
Flood in Niger State - Death Toll Rises to 40, 100 Communities Now Submerged
Vanguard, 15 September 2018
The number of communities submerged by flooding in Niger state continues to rise on daily basis. They are now 100. Read more »
Buhari Authorises Nema to Declare Emergency On Flooding
This Day, 15 September 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari last night in Abuja authorised the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Maihaja, to declare a "national… Read more »
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