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BENUE RELIEF SUPPORT INITIATIVE - VICTIMS OF THE FLOODING IN BENUE STATE , NIGERIA
A devastating flood is currently ravaging some communities in Benue State. An estimated 110,000 people were reportedly left homeless while three were confirmed dead, thousands have been rendered homeless.
The worst hit areas, according to the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) include Achusa, Idye, Welfare Quarters, Mobile Barracks, New Kanshio Layout, Wadata market, Wurukum market, Gyado villa, Kucha Utebe, Breweries, Nyiman layout, Behind Civil Service Commission, Radio Benue, Industrial layout, BIPC quarters, Uniagric road, Katungu, Genabe, Behind Officon, Uniagric study centre, Behind GTBank, Wadata old prison, Agboughul- wadata and Demekpe communities.
In Achusa, about 200 houses were affected with 5,125 persons displaced. In Idye, 217 houses were affected while 5,200 persons were displaced. Also, behind the Civil Service Commission, 200 houses were submerged in flood and 5,777 persons displaced.
At Genabe, 200 houses were also affected with 5,021 persons displaced; 218 houses around the Wurukum market were affected with 1,000 persons displaced, and at Wadata market, 150 houses were affected and 4,300 persons were displaced. At Industrial Layout, 69 houses were flooded and 4,310 persons displaced; in Demekpe, 111 houses were affected while 7,820 persons were displaced.
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