Flood: Over 2000 people displaced in Adamawa in one week – SEMA
Executive secretary of Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA), Mohammed Sulaiman has stated that over 2000 people have been affected by flood within a week across the state.
In an interview with NAN on Wednesday, Sulaiman said 227 houses and 300 farmlands were also destroyed by the flood.
According to him, 850 of the victims and 161 houses were affected in Duhu district of Madagali LGA after heavy rains on Tuesday, which caused serious damages to farmlands and houses.
Sulaiman said between August 11 and 12, more than 150 farmlands and about 66 houses were also destroyed by flood in Lababiri village, Shelleng LGA.
“In less than a week, the agency has recorded two heavy floods where about 227 houses, 300 farmlands and over 2,000 people were affected in the state,” he said.
He said the agency and other relevant organisations were working to offer assistance to the affected communities.
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