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NADMO donates relief items to T. I. Ahmadiyya  SHS


The Ashanti Regional Directorate of NADMO, has donated 60 mattresses, 90 Mosquito nets, plastic buckets, bowls, cups and other relief items to the T. I. Ahmadiyya  Senior High School, Fomena, in the Adansi North District of the Ashanti Region. Parts of the new girl’s dormitory block were gutted by fire two weeks ago. Another incident was recorded again on Tuesday ...

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NADMO to fight bedbugs in Ashanti senior high schools

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Kwabena Nsekyire, the Ashanti Regional Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), has said his outfit will embark on a massive spraying exercise to control bed bug infestation in second cycle schools in the region. This exercise is to make sure all dormitories are free from bedbugs. The exercise comes after suit numerous reports of bedbug infection in several ...

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Heavy rains displace hundreds in Wenchi


Hundreds of residents have been displaced following a downpour at Wenchi in the Brong Ahafo Region on Tuesday. The downpour, accompanied by strong winds and thunder, left in its wake massive destruction of both public and private properties, running into millions of cedis, as over 45 houses have their roof ripped off. The situation has compelled victims of the disaster ...

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Inspect sites before issuing permits – NADMO to MMDAs

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The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), in the Ashanti Region, has charged District, Municipal and Metropolitan Assemblies (MMDAs), to inspect sites for proposed construction projects before issuing out permits. The construction of residential buildings in inappropriate locations in the region, was brought under the spotlight following recent floods in capital Kumasi, which displaced hundreds of people. The Regional Coordinator of NADMO, ...

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NADMO on a high alert over Bagre dam spillage


The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), is on a high alert to avert an impending flood disaster in the Northern Region following plans of authorities in Burkina Faso to open the flood gates of the Bagre dam. The organization has intensified its awareness creation asking residents of lowland areas in the region to relocate ahead of the Bagre dam’s spillage. ...

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Supporting Sierra Leone: Citi FM hands over donations to NADMO

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NADMO boss commends Citi FM for supporting Sierra Leone

Eric Nana Agyeman-Prempeh, NADMO Director General

The Ghana National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) has commended Citi FM and its cherished listeners for supporting the survivors of the mudslide that struck Sierra Leone three weeks ago. Citi FM on Friday presented the many relief items it received from its listeners to NADMO for onward transportation to Sierra Leone. The NADMO Director General, Eric Nana Agyemang-Prempeh who received ...

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200,000 still at risk from Bagre dam, heavy rains – NADMO

Flooding in Tamale in July left two dead

The combined effect of the water levels of the White Volta rising and the Bagre dam being opened could leave almost 200,000 persons affected by flooding in northern Ghana and beyond. This year, the rains forecasts are going to be very heavy and they have started already in the north… Combined with the rainfall patterns, we are looking at almost ...

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NADMO relief stock was auctioned under NDC – Abu Ramadan

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Some relief items National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) were auctioned off from warehouses contributing to the “unusual” GHc 40 million debt it was left by its previous administration. NADMO buys almost everything it uses for relief efforts and these purchases are normally proactive, in anticipation of disasters. But the Deputy Director of NADMO, Abu Ramadan noted on Eyewitness News that, “before we ...

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NADMO – A disaster organisation in need of assistance [Article]


In response to the 1994 Yokohama conference on Natural Disaster Reduction which mandated every country to establish a permanent disaster management organisation, the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) of Ghana was established in 1996 by an Act of Parliament, Act 517. It was and still is mandated by law to “manage disasters and similar emergencies” in the country by “coordinating the ...

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