Lagos Water Corporation Discovers Mass Looting of Water Pipes Hits Ishasi Waterworks

The Lagos Water Corporation has decried the mass looting of Water Pipes at LWC Ishasi major Waterworks. This was disclosed today, Friday 30th September, 2022 at the Corporation’s Headquarters, Ijora, Lagos. In a statement, the Corporation explained that the World…

Diageo launches innovation fund to help mitigate climate change in smallholder farms in Africa

Diageo announces £450k of funding for three innovations intended to lessen and monitor the impact of water and climate crises on smallholder farms in Africa. Smallholder farmers are highly vulnerable to weather changes and water scarcity arising from climate change.…

Pakistan: Frantic efforts to prevent disaster as floods continue

With more than 33 million people impacted, that represents 15 per cent of the total Pakistani population, said Dr. Palitha Mahipala, World Health Organization (WHO) Representative in the country. Some “6.4 plus million people are in dire need of humanitarian aid”,…

How countries can better cope with flood risk

Catastrophic floods have hit Pakistan in recent weeks that have killed over 1,000 people, displaced close to 500,000 and impacted the lives of over 30 million residents. The floods have left more than one-third of the country submerged in water, with…

FG hands over 12 irrigation schemes to Kano farmers

The Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Water Resources on Wednesday handed over 12 rehabilitated irrigation systems to farmers under the Kano River Irrigation Scheme. The 7,521 hectares’ scheme was done under the Hadejia Jama’are River Basin Development Authority,…

Groundbreaking water management digital tool gets global boost

Support from the Netherlands allows FAO’s WaPOR portal to expand geographical coverage An innovative water management tool will expand to become available around the world thanks to a contribution from the Foreign Affairs Ministry of the Netherlands to the Food…

Buhari pledges support for 500,000 victims of floods

President Muhammadu Buhari says he receives regular updates on flooding, which has affected more than 500,000 Nigerians since January. In statement issued by his media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, on Tuesday in Abuja, the president extended condolences to those affected…

Plateau LG seeks support for flood victims

Quan’an Pan Local Government Area of Plateau has appealed to relevant government agencies to assist victims of flood that ravaged some communities in the area. The chairman of the local government area, Mr Ernest Da’a, made the appeal when he conducted an on…

FG secures $700M Fund for WASH Projects in States – Adamu, Minister of Water Resources

The Nigerian Minister of Water resources, Engr Suleiman Adamu has revealed that the Federal Government has negotiated a development loan of about $700 million for Sustainable Urban and Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (SURWASH) projects on behalf of States.…

Water Minister Tasks State Governments to invest more in Water Supply and Sanitation

The Hon. Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman H. Adamu FNSE, FAEng has called on the various State Governments to invest more in Water Supply and Sanitation. Engr. Suleiman while briefing journalists at a Lunchtime Forum held in Abuja on…

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