Abuja - The State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has revealed that recent rains have left 801 Zamfara State residents stranded.
According to Naij, SEMA Executive Secretary Alhaji Sanusi Mohammed made the disclosure on Wednesday while confirming that the flood had affected Maru town.
Of the property that was destroyed during the flooding, 52 houses and farmlands were affected, while 621 children have also become nature's victims.
“NEMA and SEMA have visited the affected town and conducted a joint assessment of the disaster. We will forward such assessment to our respective agencies for immediate assistance,’’ Mohammed stated.
The SEMA boss has since called on residents to avoid blocking drainages and constructing structures on water ways as a means of curbing the extent of flooding in future.
See pictures of the damage below.
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