Ho, Feb. 17, GNA – Volta and Oti areas
recorded eleven wind and rain storms in fourth quarter of 2019 as opposed to 19
recorded in the third quarter of same 12 months.
Mr Divine Bosson, Volta Regional Director,
Nationwide Disaster Administration Organisation (NADMO), explained the storms impacted 12
communities in seven Municipal and Districts, with one loss of life recorded.
He stated a full of 31 homes and two schools
were being afflicted by the storms, and 791 people today, manufactured up of 65 male grown ups, 83
feminine grownups, 328 boys and 315 women ended up influenced.
The Director mentioned the two locations also
recorded five floods in two municipalities that affected 6 communities and 42
He mentioned a full of 351 people today, produced up of 119
male grownups, 107 woman grownups, 74 boys and 51 ladies ended up impacted by the
floods in the locations.
Mr Bosson mentioned 6 municipal and districts
also recorded 16 domestic fires, which affected 16 communities and 22 houses.
The Director mentioned a overall of 231 people today, created up
of 41 male grown ups, 51 feminine grown ups, 57 boys and 82 ladies had been impacted by the
fire, but with no dying recorded.
He explained just one bush hearth was also recorded in a single
municipality in Oti region, which afflicted just one community and four homes, and
destroyed four acres of farm lands.
The Director mentioned a complete of 27 persons produced up
of eleven male adults, 6 feminine adults and 10 women had been influenced by the bush
Mr Bosson stated the Areas also witnessed 1
incident of creating collapse, which afflicted one group and two residences,
introducing that 8 folks manufactured up of three male older people, two female older people, two
boys and one girl ended up affected.
The Director reported the approximated cost of problems
by these disasters was at Ghc401, 092.00
He mentioned his outfit was placing all the
required disaster prevention and administration mechanisms in put to be certain
helpful disaster hazard reduction in the regions for accelerated socio-financial
The Director stated disasters had been a person of the
key setbacks to the nation’s quest for growth as they ongoing to
derail development created by the country whenever they occurred.
He said it was thus crucial for all
the citizenry to help the Group in its catastrophe prevention,
management and chance reduction push so that “we can obtain disaster resilient
state we have been craving for to obtain a quick financial growth”.
Mr Bosson said his outfit would continue with
its sensitisation things to do to educate the general public on the need to have to desist from
pursuits that could lead to catastrophe and urged many institutions and
organisations to place disaster preventive measures in spot at their premises to