We Have Moved Kogi Flood Victims Into Hostels, Says NEMA Boss

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has moved victims of Kogi flood into hostels in the state.

Director-General of the agency, Mustapha Maihaja, who stated this on Wednesday said, the Presidential Committee on Flood, Relieve and Rehabilitation has constructed two hostels, and have moved the affected victims into the hostels.

According to Maihaja, the agency took the responsibility of feeding residents of the state that were sacked by the unfortunate flood.

NEMA boss reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to cater for the health challenges of the displaced persons.

He stated that the Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with the state government activated the National Emergency Operations Centre and five Territorial Operations Centre in the affected area.

Maihaja’s comments come two days after NEMA declared flooding a national disaster in four states including Kogi, Niger, Delta and Anambra, placing eight others on the watch list.

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