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Rivers Floods: Ahoada East displaced communities call for help

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As flood continue to ravaged some part of the Niger Delta Region, Internally Displaced Persons, (IDPs), in Ihiuke camp in Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State are calling on the attention of Government to come to their aid.

Speaking during an on-the-spot assessment of the flood situation, Mr Destiny who is a security guard in the IDP camp told our correspondent that both the Chairman of Ahoada West, Hope Ikiriko and his Counterpart in Ahoada East, Ben Ake visited few days ago with some relief materials such as yams, beans, rice and noodles.

While commending the efforts of both Chairmen, he said that was not enough because the flood has destroyed the people’s only source of livining which is farming.

He said people were sleeping on the floor without mattresses and mosquito nets in the IDP camp adding that it will be good if the Government, Organization and well-meaning individuals come to the aid of the people in the camp by providing food and other relief materials to them

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It’s was gathered that about 300 adults were in the IDP camp provided by the Government which at the Modern Government Primary School along the East-West Road.

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