Akwa-Ibom Floods: Local Govt. To Build Emergency Camps
The Chairmen of 15 Local Government Areas in Akwa Ibom state have been guided by the state Government to fabricate salvage and crisis camps in foresight of flooding.
The order took after a before notice by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, on approaching surges anticipated that would happen in 11 states including Akwa Ibom.
The State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), and Ministry of Environment, have proposed that building crisis camps would be important keeping in mind the end goal to suit casualties, ought to a surge catastrophe happen.
Into an announcement made by the Agency, the 15 Local boards which were inclined to flooding incorporate Oron, Udung-Uko, Mbo, Urue, Offong, Uruko, Ibeno, Eket, Esit, Ikot-Abasi, Mkpat, Enin, among others.
The flooding which has as of late been a repeating occurrence in the 11 surge inclined states crosswise over Nigeria, has desolated a great deal of houses, prompted a few passings and rendered numerous destitute in the last couple of months as the stormy season assumes control.
The service has guaranteed that the State Government is working towards giving alleviation materials in the event of any surge calamity.