Delta State Needs N10 Billion to Rebuild Flood-affected Areas Committee

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delta-uduaghanAccording to the Technical Committee on Flood Impact Assessment set up by the Delta State Government, the state will need about N10bn for the reconstruction of infrastructure destroyed by flood and resettlement of victims of the flood that devastated the state last year.

This was made known in statement by Prof. Chris Orubu, who presented the report on behalf of the technical committee. He said that 231 communities in 12 local government areas of the state were adversely affected. He also added that 220 primary schools and 84 secondary schools were damaged, 357 fish farms destroyed, while 753 market stores were affected.

His words: “We recommended immediate fumigation; construction of deep well water in the villages affected by the flood; rehabilitation of failed portions of roads in the rural areas; supply of farm implements and machines to farmers; improved weather forecasting system to ensure accuracy in predictions as well as cross country management of rivers to check flooding,” he said.

Meanwhile, receiving the report the state governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan appealed to the Federal government, corporate organisations and individuals to assist the state government with problems the flood disaster heaped on the state.

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