Abuja - The Rivers State Government has
established a framework to cater for the needs of flood victims.
The Ahoada West and Ogba-Ndoni /Egbema Local Government
Areas of the state have been hit by the setback.
The State Government has already taken preliminary
measures supplying the first phase of relief material to affected persons in
the affected areas.
Government spokesman, Simeon Nwakaudu, said the State
Ministry of Special Duties had compiled a list of affected people with the
distribution of the relief materials to commence soon.
All the internally displaced persons camps in Ahoada West
Local Government Area had been rehabilitated by the administration and were
ready to receive displaced persons from the affected communities.
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"The administration meticulously revived all the
internally displaced persons camps used during the 2012 flood disaster with the
boreholes in the camps and generators duly rehabilitated,” Nwakaudu said.
He added that the state government had also taken
preliminary measures to mitigate the impact of this year's flooding.
Nwakaudu said the state government would continue to work
towards improving the living conditions of those affected by flooding in all
parts of the state.
He said the state government is also working
with National Emergency Management Agency to ensure more relief material got to
the affected persons during the comprehensive distribution of relief material.
- CAJ News