Cloudburst: Curtailing socio-economic losses in flood-prone states
Climate / 10.07.2024

Cloudburst: Curtailing socio-economic losses in flood-prone states

Unusual heavy rains worsened by climate change and environmental negligence have increased yearly flood disasters in states, disrupting businesses, and leading to loss of lives and property. Consequently, effective flood policies are in dire need to increase resilience, and adaptation and reduce impacts, VICTOR GBONEGUN reports. Recent downpours in Lagos and other cities have exposed the federal and state governments’ unpreparedness in tackling high flood risk. Expectedly, this unpreparedness exacerbated by climate change is taking a heavy toll on the citizenry as reflected in the high financial, and humanitarian costs that the hapless citizens are paying. As some state governments are busyThe post Cloudburst: Curtailing socio-economic losses in flood-prone states appeared first on Guardian Nigeria News.

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