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23 dead as Iran battles heavy rain and floods

Iran battled torrential rain and floods across most of the country on Tuesday, warning citizens to stay vigilant after unprecedented flash flooding killed 23 people. The authorities also announced for the first time that seven people were killed a week ago in separate floods that swept the northeastern provinces of Golestan and Mazandaran. The latest […]
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Death toll from Indonesia floods, landslides climbs to 68

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At least 68 people have been killed and thousands were forced to flee their homes after floods and landslides hit the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia, an official said Saturday. Some 6,700 people in 14 districts have been evacuated and are now living in shelters, schools, tents or mosques. The number of the evacuees has doubled […]
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Buhari at Christmas: We can’t bring back the dead but we can make grieving families smile

Buhari at Christmas: We can’t bring back the dead but we can make grieving families smile

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has said while the lives of those lost to floods, fire disasters, road accidents, farmers/herders clashes and insurgency cannot be brought back, smiles can be put on the faces of the grieving families. While describing it as a downside of 2018, he noted that Nigerians in the outgoing year […]
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Flooding: Reyenieju appeals to NEMA, others

The member representing the Warri Federal constituency in the House of Representatives Mr. Daniel Reyenieju has appealed to the National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA), its Delta state counterpart including relevant Non-Governmental Organizations to urgently visit Ijaw and Itsekiri communities in the Warri North Local Government Council area axis of the Warri Federal Constituency to make an on the spot assessment of some of the communities currently ravaged by floods.
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Bayelsa appeals for FG’s intervention as floods ravage communities 

Bayelsa appeals for FG’s intervention as floods ravage communities 

Simon Utebor, Yenagoa The Bayelsa State Government has confirmed that some coastal communities in the state have been submerged by ravaging floods. The state government, through the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, and the lawmaker representing Sagbama Constituency 3 in the State House of Assembly, Salo Adikumo, have, therefore, appealed to the Federal […] …

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