400,000 displaced in North-East -NEMA BY Kayode Idowu

The National Emergency Management Agency has said that about 400,000 persons have been internally displaced in the troubled North-East region of the country from January 2014 till date. Speaking to journalists in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, on Wednesday, the information officer of the North-East zonal office of the agency, AbdulKadir Ibrahim, said the number …

NEMA distributes relief materials to flood victims in Jigawa By Sylvester Ugwuanyi

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, on Wednesday donated relief materials to flood victims in Jigawa. While handing over the materials to the state government’s representative in Dutse, the North-West Zonal Coordinator of the NEMA, Alhaji Musa Ilalla stated that more than 500 victims were expected to benefit from the relief materials based on the …

Nigeria makes progress on DRR, says NEMA DG

In appraising the global efforts on disaster management, Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Alhaji Muhammad Sani-Sidi has said Nigeria is making progress in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). Sani-Sidi also assured on the commitment of Nigeria to the on-going global effort at framing a successor protocol to the Hyogo Framework for Action on …

NEMA, Stakeholders Gear Up Against Epidemic-Induced Disasters By Onyebuchi Ezigbo

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and other government stakeholders have alerted on the need for increased sensitisation and intervention measures to deal with emergencies that may be caused by epidemic-prone diseases in country. At the opening of the stakeholders’ consultative workshop yesterday in Abuja, the agency advised that more action should be taken to …

NEMA inaugurates emergency response station at Abuja airport

The National Emergency Management Agency has deployed an emergency Response Intervention Vehicle and Mobile Intensive Care Unit ambulance to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. It said the deployment would enhance swift response to any emergency situation in the area. The Director-General, NEMA, Mr. Sani Sidi, in a statement from the agency, said the deployment …