Category: Natural Disasters

#PropertyNews : Owerri residents count loss as flood wreaks havoc

Residents of Owerri Municipal Council in Imo State have appealed to Governor Emeka Ihedioha to come to their aid, stating that flood has ravaged their buildings and other properties. Our Correspondent gathered on Monday that a three-day rain which started on Friday and ended on Sunday had destroyed household properties and commercial goods. The residents […]

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#PropertyConnect : Expert tasks government on disaster preventive measures

The Executive Director, National Water Resources Institute, (NWRI), Professor Emmanuel Adanu, has called on government to focus more on preventing disaster than managing it in order to save human, material and financial resources. 39 more words

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#PropertyNews : 10 pipeline explosion victims die in hospital due to severe burns

The Lagos State Government said on Monday that 10 victims of the July 4 Ijegun pipeline explosion have died due to severe and high degree burns suffered from the inferno. 45 more words

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#PropertyConnect International: Cambodia charges Chinese nationals over deadly building collapse

A Cambodian court charged seven people on Tuesday, including five Chinese nationals, with involuntary manslaughter and conspiracy after 28 people died in a collapsed building on the weekend. Some 26 people were injured after the Chinese-owned building collapsed on Saturday in the coastal town of Sihanoukville, prompting Prime Minister Hun Sen to fire a top […]

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#PropertyNews: Mother, daughter die, others injured as fire razes building in Delta community

A woman simply identified as Carol and her daughter, Favour has been reported dead with three others seriously injured as fire on Saturday razed down building in Eku Community, Ethiope-East Local Government Area of Delta State. Property including a commercial shop in the building and a caravan within the area were also engulfed by the […]

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#PropertyNews : International: Dozens dead as heavy rains trigger flooding, mudslides in South Africa

Rescue workers were digging through collapsed buildings along South Africa’s eastern coast, where more than 50 people were killed when heavy rain caused flooding and mudslides, authorities said on Wednesday. Hundreds have been displaced, mainly in the port city of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal province. Flooding also killed at least three people in Eastern Cape province, […]

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#PropertyNews International: Hurricane Michael Upgraded to Rare Category 5 Months After It Ravaged Florida Panhandle — TIME

(MIAMI) — Hurricane Michael, which devastated the Florida Panhandle last fall, was actually stronger than initially measured, prompting forecasters to posthumously upgrade it from a Category 4 storm to a Category 5, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday. The upgraded status means Michael was the first hurricane to make landfall in the United…

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