Houses, Farmlands, and Roads Submerged, UPU Urges Delta Govt To Set Up Camps For Flood Victims, as Crocodiles, Snakes, and Other Dangerous Animals Overrun Communities, Ijaw Progressives Fault NDDC, NEMA, N’Delta Ministry For UN preparedness as a result of Over 200 communities in four local councils of Rivers State, have been displaced by ravaging flood.
The affected communities include Usomini, Omoku, Obrikom, parts of Egi, and Egbema Ndoni in ONELGA. This is as findings show that Mbiama, Akinima, Akioniso and Oruama in Ahoada West have been submerged, rendering thousands homeless, and without food.
Also, six persons lost their lives while trying to cross through the flood to the road to at Ihuike community in Ahaoda axis of the East-West road.
An eyewitness said a woman and her son were swept off by the flood. While the baby was later found dead, the mother has since remained missing.
It was also gathered that eight persons in a boat were also swept off by a flood, leaving four dead while others survived.