Monday, 21 June, 2021

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Flooding caused by recent torrential rains across Somalia has affected an estimated 400,000 people in 14 districts since late April, the United Nations humanitarian agency said. Some 101,300 people out of those affected have been displaced from their homes, the Read more…


The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has identified 10 Local Government Areas in Cross River that falls under the probable flood risk areas in view of the Annual Flood Outlook for 2021. The Agency also identified two local government areas Read more…


In a bid to minimize the damage from expected flooding across Nigeria, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is partnering with the to build weather observation stations across the country. The Director-General of NEMA, AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (rtd) made this Read more…


As the raining season in Nigeria gets fully underway, at least 28 states and 121 Local Government Areas (LGAs) are at risk of massive flooding. Nigeria’s Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, said this while unveiling the Annual Flood Outlook Read more…


For Zimbabwean farmers of Machiki Village in Macheke, the proposed opening of the Causeway Dam has been a cause for concern. This is because they have fears that opening 75 million cubic litres in their terrain would lead to massive Read more…


Record hurricane season: More storms in the North Atlantic than ever before Historic wildfires in the western United States Worldwide, natural disasters produced losses of $ 210bn, with insured losses of $ 82bn Floods in China were responsible for the Read more…


Nigeria’s South-West zone is considered one of the most fertile territories in the country. But unlike most parts of the country this year, rainfall has been significantly low. And this has affected farming activities in the region. John Olateru, Oyo Read more…


These are not exactly the best of times for residents of Agwara Local Government Area of Niger State in Central Nigeria. The September rains arrived the area and left its mark: heavy flooding, at least 50 houses were washed away, Read more…


Niger, Central Africa Republic, Chad worst-hit For most African countries, this time of the year can be very challenging. That is because the months of July to September witnesses heavy rains which sometimes leads to flooding with catastrophic consequences. So Read more…


As was predicted heavy floods have started bearing down on Nigerian Federal states – while others are set for a rude awakening. The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency had warned that there would be severe flooding in most parts of the country between August Read more…