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Floods kill 37 people in Nigeria’s Katsina state – Journalducameroun.com – English

About 37 people have been reported killed and more than 120 houses washed away by floods that ravaged Jibia local government area of Katsina State in north- western Nigeria.Many livestock were reported to have also died. The affected communities are Kwata, Dantudu, Sabuwar, Tukare, Tsohuwar Tukare and Ungwar Mai Kwari. …

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Katsina drills 1000 boreholes, repairs 700 to tackle water-borne diseases – Gov. Masari

The Katsina State Government says it has drilled over 1,000 boreholes across the state to enhance access to potable water and prevent spread of water borne diseases in rural areas of the state. Governor Aminu Masari said on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Katsina …

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Bridge collapses, cuts off 15 communities in Katsina

Fifteen communities in Dandume Local Government Area of Katsina State were cut off after a bridge linking them collapsed on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the bridge, located at Kirijam village, collapsed after hours of rainfall on Sunday. The Village Head of Kirijam, Sani Hamza, gave the names …

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Katsina flood: Residents take refuge at school complex

Laide Oyelude, Katsina The Muhammadu Rabiyu Model Primary School complex along Kaura Namoda Road, Jibiya, Katsina State has now become a temporary home for over five thousand people displaced as a result of  Sunday’s rainstorm. According to reports, the storm claimed 44 lives and washed away 500 houses at the …

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Katsina State Government, World Bank to spend N50bn on flooding – Masari

The Katsina State Government says it is working with the World Bank to spend N50 billion to tackle erosion, desertification and flooding in the state. Gov. Aminu Masari, who made the disclosure during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the money would be provided through the …

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