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Heavy rainfall destroys 66 houses, 150 farmlands in Adamawa Community – ADSEMA

Acccording to Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA), 66 houses and 150 farmlands were destroyed by flood in Lababiri village, Bakta district in Shelleng Local Government Area of Adamawa state.

The Executive Secretary, ADSEMA, Dr Mohamed Sulaiman, who confirmed the development on Saturday in Yola, said the catastrophe occurred between Aug 11th and 12th, following uninterrupted torrential downpours that lasted for two days.

Sulaiman said,

“The agency received a report of the incident in Lababiri village, where more than 150 farmlands and about 66 houses were destroyed by the flood”.

The ADSEMA boss, however, said the number of casualties were yet to be ascertained, adding that it had deployed some staff for more details and emergency services.

He said people of the affected community, were currently taking refuge in neighbouring villages.

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