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Tema Community One market flooded: Traders appeal for support

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Traders at the Tema Community one market on Monday appealed to the authorities to come to their aid as the constant flooding at the...

NADMO cautions against dangers of flooding

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The National Disaster Management (NADMO), has urged the public to pay heed to weather warnings, in order to ensure safety as the rainy...

Minister charges MMDCEs to adopt innovative ways to manage waste

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Hajia Alima Mahama, the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has urged Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives to adopt innovative approaches to...
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Works and Housing Announce Plans to Lessen Flooding

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Mr. Samuel Atta Akyea, the Minister of Works and Housing, on Wednesday, announced plans to reduce the incidents of flooding across the country through...
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Church Bells Will Be Used to Inform Villagers in Southwest Britain of Flooding

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Church bells are to be used as a back-up warning for flooding in the English village of Starcross, in Devon, the Environment Agency (EA)...
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Global Charity says 1.2 million have been affected by flood

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About 1.2 million people have been affected by flooding due to heavy rains pounding parts of Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya, an international charity said...
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Takoradi’s Bad Drainage System Revealed By Heavy Rains

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The almost 12-hours of heavy rains within the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolis and the environs on Friday exposed the bad drainage systems and yawning potholes on...
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KMA looks at formulating measures to check flooding

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The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) is developing a comprehensive action plan to prevent flooding in the Metropolis during the rainy season. Mr. Osei Assibey-Antwi, Chief...
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Ghana Agrees To Supply Burkina Faso With Power

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Ghana will increase its power supply to Burkina Faso by 100 megawatts (MW) by the end of the year to help boost the energy...
Alhaji Collins Dauda, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development and Alhaji Muhammad Bawa Braimah, Municipal Chief Executive desilting the gutters whiles other people are also working.

Ghanaians Urged To Take Precaution Ahead Of Raining Season

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The public has been urged to de-silt drains and gutters with the onset of the rains. “When the rainy season peaks in June we could...

Major Drains in Accra to be Reconstructed to Check Flooding

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Government is looking to reconstruct some major drains in the capital, Accra to avert severe effects of flooding. It is also hopeful that Ghanaians will...
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Flooding hampers malaria prevention in Namibia

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Important strides have been made to fight malaria in Namibia, which mainly affects people living in remote rural areas in the northern parts, but...

O.B. Amoah Blames Accra Flooding on Delayed CONTI Project

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A member of Parliament’s local government committee, O.B. Amoah, has attributed Accra’s continuous flooding challenges to the failure of the Mahama administration to implement...

Zanetor Rallies More Support From Parliament On Flooding Problem

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The Member of Parliament for Klottey Korley Constituency, Dr. Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings, has appealed to the Speaker of Parliament to constitute a joint committee of...
Wpid Flooding

Perennial flooding must be taken seriously

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On Ghana attaining 60 and counting, the time has come for the nation under the current government to identify issues that need to be...

$700m Cost for Accra Flooding is Overstated – Sampson Ahi

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A former Deputy Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing in the John Mahama administration, Sampson Ahi, has disputed the government’s estimation that it...

Remove All Squatters to Prevent Flooding – Dredge Masters

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Dredge Masters, the company contracted to desilt the Odaw River in Accra, has advised city authorities to eject persons who live along the banks...
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Western Indonesia Floods Kills One Person

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Heavy downpours triggered waters at a dam and a river overflowed that submerged the provincial capital and several other towns by up to...

Landslide leaves 17 houses collapsed in southeastern Ghana

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A landslide triggered by continuous downpour and flooding in southeastern Ghana city of Koforidua has left 17 houses collapsed and several hundred people homeless,...
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500,000 people in northeastern India greatly affected by floods

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The flood waters affected 14 districts of the state, inundating villages, localities, agricultural land, schools, health centres and places of historical importance. ...
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Accra floods: Every Ghanaian Is At Fault – Bawumia

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“It looks like every time it rains we have these problems and then we promise ourselves that we will fix the problem and...
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Kaneshie Market Traders Demand Solution To Accra Flood

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The authorities should, therefore, find ways of directing the rain water into appropriate receptacles or destinations to save the city from flooding during the...

Flooding in Shaanxi Mine kills two with nine missing

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The first body was retrieved from the Zhaojin coal mine in the city of Tongchuan at 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, and the second was...

More than 30 countries are in need due to drought and others

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Thirty-four countries, including 27 in Africa, are currently in need of food assistance due to drought, flooding and civil conflicts, a UN spokesman said...
Rift Valley Fever

Experts warn of Rift Valley Fever outbreak in Kenya

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The Rift Valley Fever is an acute, fever-causing viral disease that affects domestic animals and humans. The experts are calling for an increase in...
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Ibrahim Mahama and the Odaw River Wahala

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Living in the Odaw enclave has become a nightmarish experience for most of the residents. The enclave, comprising communities like Kwame Nkrumah Circle, Odawna,...
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Rainfall draws to an end in October – GMA

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The GMA said the minor rainy season the country is currently experiencing would end by October 31; therefore it is favourable for crops that...
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Friday downpour causes flooding in Accra

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Some parts of Accra, including the Kwame Nkrumah Circle, Lapaz, Kaneshie among others were also flooded in what has almost become a normal occurrence...
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Generate your own funds – President tells governement agencies

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He emphasised that government would continue to play its role in developing the assemblies through the provision of logistics, staffing and office accommodation. ...
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Rains cause havoc in Koforidua

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A near two-hour downpour Wednesday exposed the rather poor drainage system in parts of the Koforidua municipality as houses and shops get submerged in...