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NEMA alerts 20 local councils flood-prone in Kano

*Kano among states that might experience flash, urban flooding according to NIHSA, says Official

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Based on the current seasonal rainfall prediction, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has warned that 20 Local Government Areas in Kano State, in Northern Nigeria, would experience flooding in 2020.

Sanusi Ado, Coordinator of the Agency in charge of Kano Territorial Office, stated this during a stakeholders’ meeting on 2020 Flood Awareness Campaign and Implication of seasonal rainfall prediction held Wednesday, August 12, in Kano, Kano State.

Ado said Kano was among states that might experience flash and urban flooding based on the annual flood warning released by Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), in its flood outlook for 2020, reports The Nation.

According to NEMA, the listed the councils prone to flooding in the state this year include Tarauni, Garun Malam, Rimin Gado, Gaya, Gezawa, Gwale, Shanono and Gabasawa.

Others are Gwarzo, Ungoggo, Warawa, Dawakin Kudu, Danbatta, Bebeji, Wudil, Kura, Nasarawa, Kumbotso and Kano Municipal Council.

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