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H.S.E masters steps in to mitigate future disasters in Ghana

Ghana as a country has encountered series of disasters as a result of not putting pro-active measures in place to curtail the menace. ...
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Government and ARC Agree on Disaster Response

Government has signed a Memoranda of Understanding with the African Risk Capacity (ARC), an agency under the African Union to help respond to natural...
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Philippines: Government workers prohibited from leaving the country in times of disasters

Starting this year, Philippine government officials and employees will no longer be allowed to travel abroad during disasters and emergencies such as typhoons, according...
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NADMO Director calls for attitudinal change among Ghanaians

Mr Evans Anakwa, the Greater Accra National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) Hydro Director, has called for attitudinal change from the public to reduce the...

Government Will No Longer Pay Medical Bills of Victims of Mass Accidents

The Akufo-Addo administration is putting an end to the culture of government footing the medical bills of victims of mass accidents. It will instead lay...
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Disaster Management Everybody’s Responsibility – NADMO

The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) Friday assured the public that adequate preparations are being put in place to manage disasters during the rainy...
Fire fighters work at apipeline explosion scene at Ijegun area in Lagos, southwest Nigeria, March 16, 2014. According to Ibrahim Farniloye, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) public information officer of Lagos, the explosion was as a result of underground spillage through points of previous vandalization. (Xinhua/Olatunji Obasa)

Duayaw-Nkwanta-Construction Of Fire Academy Underway

On completion, it would have an administration block, male and female dormitories, fire station, security post, simulation square, maintenance workshop, communication centre and swimming...

UNEP places emphasis on handling environmental health dangers

The UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Achim Steiner said the landmark declaration in Nairobi by the governments and other key actors set...

Mahama cautions against blame games about June 3rd twin disasters

President Mahama has cautioned against blame games at this time when lives and properties have been lost and families of victims and the survivors...

AUCC SRC sympathizes with families of flood and fire disasters

The Student Representative Council of the African University College Communications (AUCC) has expressed its deepest sympathy with Ghanaians, especially to the affected people and families...

10% Natural Disasters Victims Suffer from Mental Health Condition

Worldwide close to 80 million people are currently impacted by humanitarian emergencies arising from natural disasters and armed conflicts, such as those in the...
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160 fire outbreaks recorded in 7 days

The Ghana National Fire Service, GNFS, has raised concerns about the ascendancy of fire disasters in 2015 The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has confirmed...
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NEMA And LASEMA Are Ill Equipped To Manage Disasters-Fola Shoetan

The National Executive Coordinator of the non-governmental organization, Life Savers Foundation (LSF), Mrs Fola Shoetan, has revealed that the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)...

More Fire Disasters Were Recorded For Anambra

?Calls for Personal Protective Gadgets For Fire Fighters ?????????? ?Wants Govt.To Provide Operational Vehicles, Other Equipment BY ABUCHI IFESINACHI, AWKA Anambra State Fire Service says the state...

NADMO Offices In District Lack Vehicles-Coordinator

Mr Kofi Portuphy, Coordinator for National Disaster Management Organisation, (NADMO) has said the Government has provided support for its emergency relief operations in the...

Wanted: A More Proactive NADMO To Deal With Disasters !!!

As a result of global warming and climate change, strange weather is likely to be rampant in the years to come and this is...

Bawku Assembly to prevent occurrence of disasters

Mr Issahaku Bukari, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Bawku, has hinted that the Assembly had put in place adequate measures to prevent the occurrence...

Ghana experienced 478 incidences of fire disasters nationwide in 2013

Ghana experienced 478 incidences of fire disasters nationwide in 2013,  affecting 11, 766 persons, National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) said on Thursday. The cost of...

Public told not to solely depend on disaster relief items

Mr Paul Evans Aidoo, Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, has urged stakeholders and the Media to sensitize the public not to solely depend on disaster relief...

908 fire disasters recorded in Ashanti

A total of 908 fire disasters were reported in Ashanti in the first 10 months of this year, the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS),...

Fire Disasters Of 908 Were Recorded For Ashanti

A total of 908 fire disasters were reported in Ashanti in the first 10 months of this year, the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS),...

Gambia President Described Gays As More Deadly

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has accused gays and lesbians of being one of the three ?biggest threats to human existence?, a report says, naming...

Fishermen In Ghana To Be Insured Against Disasters

Mr Aquinas Tawiah Quansah, Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development on Monday said government has decided to insure all fishermen in the country...

Developing countries suffered $1.2 trillion in disaster losses

  Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan has told heads of African governments and international institutions that disasters are a serious threat to development,...

NADMO Is Very Ready To Combat Any Disaster This Rainy Season

  Kofi Portuphy (seated left) Mr Kofi Portuphy, National Co-ordinator of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has stated that his outfit has geared up...

$70m Is Spent Annually On Disasters In Ghana

  Dr. Ishmael Norman, Director of the Center for Disaster Resilience and Leadership Studies of the University for Health and Allied Science (UHAS) has revealed...

NADMO Assures Public That They Are Ready For The Rains

  Mr Kofi Portuphy, National Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), on Tuesday assured Ghanaians that adequate measures are in place to...

Help stop fire disasters GNFS calls on stakeholders.

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS,) Mr. Elias Rabenson Okoe, has called on other stakeholders to join fight...

Public awareness on prevention of fire disasters to be undertaken by the Fire service...

The Federal Fire Service (FFS) is to increase its public awareness campaigns on the prevention and mitigation of fire disasters in the country,...

In the year 2012 the world economy spent over $100 billion on Disasters

A UN agency said March 14, 2013 that the world economy lost over $100 billion in 2012 due to the impact of extreme disasters. The...