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NADMO adopts safety measures ahead of rainy season

Director General of NADMO in charge of Technical and Reforms, Seji Saji Amedonu

The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), says it has intensified its educational programmes to ensure the safety of lives and properties ahead of the rainy season. Speaking at the opening ceremony of a core course program on Humanitarian Assistance in West Africa, the Deputy Director General of NADMO in charge of Technical and Reforms, Seji Saji Amedonu, said his outfit ...

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How mother defied the rain to take her 3 kids to school

This morning’s rains wreaked havoc for many Ghanaians living in Accra. Captured in this photo is a compelling scene of a mother of three making a precarious journey through the rains to take her children to school. She gets to a flooded area. It is a culvert built by residents of Nmai Dzorn, Zoomlion. The woman with a baby wrapped ...

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Kumasi flood victims appeal for gov’t support

Victims of the recent flooding in parts of Kumasi, are appealing to government to help them relocate with their families to safer areas. Over 500 residents in areas such as; Abuakwa, Aboabo, Atonsu and Kronom Abouhiaa, are still struggling to cope after the flood caused havoc to their abodes. The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), is yet to provide relief items ...

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Bimbilla: Philanthropist donates to flood victims

A philanthropist and a native of Bimbilla has donated assorted items to flood victims in the Nanumba north district of the Northern with support of friends in Germany. Amadu Mustapha, who presented the item on behalf of colleagues to the District Chief Executive for the area, Abdulai Yaqoub told Citi News that his colleagues who are students in Germany wanted to ...

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Houston residents confront officials over decision to flood neighborhoods

Angry Houston residents shouted at city officials on Saturday over decisions to intentionally flood certain neighborhoods during Hurricane Harvey, as they returned to homes that may have been contaminated by overflowing sewers. A town hall grew heated after City Council member Greg Travis, who represents parts of western Houston, told about 250 people that an Army Corps of Engineers official ...

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Houston flood: ‘No way to prevent’ chemical plant blast or fire

A chemical plant near the flooded city of Houston is expected to explode or catch fire in the coming days. During heavy rainfall from Hurricane Harvey, the Arkema plant at Crosby lost refrigeration of chemical compounds which need to be kept cool, and there is no way to prevent a possible fire, the company said. At least 33 people have ...

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Bimbilla flood victims receive relief items

The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) has released a large consignment of relief items for distribution to flood victims in the Nanumba North (Bimbila) district of the Northern Region. Hundreds of residents within the eastern corridor enclave suffered from recent flooding which hit six districts in the region. NADMO’s Director General, Eric Nana Agyemang Prempeh on Friday, August 4 handed ...

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N/R: Rainstorm wrecks havoc in Nanung

Several houses and other properties running into hundreds of cedis have been destroyed in the Nanumba North district of the Northern Region following a day’s rainfall. The rains which started at dawn on Monday stopped on Tuesday morning. It left buildings collapsed and destroyed major roads including the one linking Tamale and Salaga. The only dam in the district, ‘Wampu’ ...

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Ho floods now taking lives; how did we get here? King Norbert asks

A five-old kindergarten boy met his untimely death in Ho, after heavy rains hit the Volta Regional Capital on Friday. The deceased Nicholas Attah in the company of his mates slipped off a log bridge while crossing home from school. His mates, most of whom are of the same age, stood helpless as their friend battled with the strong surfs ...

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Rain wreaks havoc in Techiman [Photos]

A total of 18 houses, three schools and a fence wall belonging to the Holy Family Hospital in Techiman have been badly damaged as a result of a rainstorm that hit the Techiman Municipality of the Brong Ahafo Region on Monday dawn. Domestic items such as refrigerators, cooking utensils, learning and teaching materials, clothing, foodstuff, and personal computers were destroyed by ...

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