9,733 families suffering from windstorm in Adamawa – NEMA



No longer lower than 9,733 homes in Adamawa had been suffering from windstorms in 2024, the Nationwide Extremity Control Company has stated.

The NEMA Head of Operations in Adamawa, Mr Ladan Ayuba disclosed this in an interview with the Information Company of Nigeria in Yola on Saturday.

He stated the company has carried out an review within the affected native executive gardens which come with; Jada, Hong, Mayo-Belwa, Madagali and Fufore.

Ayuba additionally suggested citizens who are living within the floodfront gardens to relocate to more secure parks or upper garden for his or her protection.

He stated that the blackmail was once necessitated as a result of the Nigerian Meteorological Company’s predictions that Adamawa was once some of the states to enjoy overspill in 2024.

Ayuba added that the most probably gardens to be affected are Fufore, Yola-North, Yola-south, Girei, Numan, Lamurde and Gombi LGAs.

“For your safety, please avoid flood-prone areas, stay on higher ground and stop dumping refuse in waterways,” he stated.

The NEMA respectable additionally instructed citizens to domesticate the addiction of taking note of the radio for related knowledge and following directions of the company.

“You must additionally now not drink or wash garments with overpouring aqua to steer clear of a cholera outbreak.

“People should only return home when the authorities say it is safe to do so because we are experiencing flood as a result of the release of water from Lagdo Dam of Cameron Republic”, he stated.
Ayuba stated that sensitization was once ongoing and suggested conventional leaders to counterpoint the efforts of presidency by means of making sure the message will get to their fields as some don’t have any get entry to to media.

NAN.

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