June 18, 2024
NEMA Says Plans In Place As Cameroon Opens Lagdo Dam Soon
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NEMA Says Plans In Place As Cameroon Opens Lagdo Dam Soon

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it is taking steps to mitigate potential damage that may be caused by the planned release of excess water from Lagdo dam, which is located on the River Benue in Cameroon.

NEMA says it is working with critical stakeholders at all levels of government to ensure that the release will not cause much negative impact on low-lying communities in the states that will be affected.

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The states downstream of River Benue are Adamawa, Taraba, Benue, Nasarawa, Kogi, Anambra, Enugu, Edo, Delta, Rivers and Bayelsa.

NEMA says anticipation of the release and the likely impact has informed its preparations for mitigation and response in the 2023 flood alert.

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