Kaduna Emergency Agency Warns Residents To Quit Flood-Prone Areas

Channels Television  
Updated August 20, 2019
File Photo: Flood Ravages Several Houses In Kaduna


The Kaduna State Ministry of Environment and Emergency Management Agency (KASEMA) has warned residents living around flood prone areas to evacuate their homes.

According to the agency, as the rains intensify, there’s a likelihood of flooding to occur.

In  2018 alone, over 500 houses were submerged in flood and many residents were displaced  in areas like Going Gora,  Kamazo,  Karatudu,  kigo Road,  Ungwar Rimi,   Rafin Guza,  Romi and Zaria  among others, as a result of their refusal to heed to early warnings by emergency agencies.

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The State Commissioner for Environment, Ibrahim Husseini, says the warnings are important in order to avoid a recurrence of such unfortunate incidents.

This comes days after several persons were killed in Niger State, after some communities were ravaged by flood.

In a similar manner, hundreds were displaced in Jigawa State after some communities were hit by flood.