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3200 people affected by flood in Owerri


The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in  Owerri says 3,200 people were affected and over N50million worth of property were destroyed in Thursday’s flooding in Imo.
The areas that were affected by the flood are: Federal Housing Estate at Chukwuma Nwoha road, old CBN quarters at Egbu road as well as Federal Housing World Bank Estate.
Displaced victims have called on the state government to come to their aid.
NEMA had warned of severe floods in some states this year, urging state governments to take proactive measures to mitigate the impact.

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