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3 feared killed, hundreds others reportedly displaced in Yola flood

3 feared killed, hundreds others reportedly displaced in Yola flood

- Three people have reportedly died in a flood incident that ravaged some communities in Adamawa state

- The flood incident occurred from heavy rain fall in these areas of the state

- According to ADSEMA, hundred of residents of the state have also been displaced

No fewer than three people have been killed and hundreds of people displaced following a monsoon rainfall in Adamawa.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a heavy rainfall was recorded in some areas of the state last Thursday, August 16, night.

NAN gathered that the affected areas included Yolde-Pate, Jambutu and Loko in Yola South, Yola North and Song local government areas of the state, respectively.

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Reacting to the development, Muhammad Suleiman, the sxecutive secretary, Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA), however said that only one person lost his live in the flood.

“One person lost his life, while over one hundred people mostly women and children displaced in the recent flood at Yolde-Pate in Yola south local government area.

“Many people are also affected by the flood in Loko village and Jambutu area in Song and Yola North Local Government Areas of the state,” Suleiman said.

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He said that Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), especially from Yolde-Pate, were camped at the primary school in the area.

The scribe said that the agency has provided relief materials to the victims and appealed to humanitarian actors in the country to come to the aid of the victims.

Meanwhile, previously reported that 10 communities of Jibia local government area of Katsina state were ravaged by flood on Monday, July 16.

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Reports said no fewer than 25 persons were reportedly killed while 90 houses were destroyed during the unfortunate incident.

It was also gathered that the flood destroyed properties worth millions of naira and several people were declared missing.

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