fewer than 110 houses in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, were on
Wednesday destroyed by flood.
Special Adviser to Gov. Bello Matawalle on Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster
Management and Social Development, Hajiya Fa’ika Ahmad, who confirmed the
development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau, said she led
officials of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) to conduct assessment
of the affected victims.
thank God no lives were lost, but we recorded 110 affected households,” she
said the state government has donated 330 bags of assorted grains to the
of the affected households received three bags of assorted grains comprising
Millet, Sorghum and Maize
are working to provide building and roofing materials to the affected victims,
but we are giving much priority to the needy and the most vulnerable among the
victims,” she explained.
decried low awareness among public on proactive measures against disaster in
stated that her office was collaborating with the National Emergency Management
Agency (NEMA) and other stakeholders to increase awareness on disaster
management and proactive measures especially at communities across the state.
commended the state government for the quick and timely response to the