Flood Claims 8 Lives, 25,961 Buildings, Hectares Of Farmlands

Katsina flood: Death toll rises to 44 | Premium Times Nigeria

Flood has claimed 8 lives, 25,961 buildings and 7,019 hectares of farmlands in Katsina State.

The Katsina State Emergency Management Agency (KSEMA) Public Relations Officer, Umar Mohammed confirmed the tragic incident to NAN.

Umar Mohammed Further stated that 17 people sustained various degrees of injuries and all 34 Local Government Areas have been hit since January 2020.

A total of 103 houses were affected by floods in Kankara LGA, the lowest number, while Katsina LGA recorded the highest with 3,568 houses affected.

KSEMA urged the Presidential Committee on Flood Relief and Rehabilitation, Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to assist the victims.

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