Military to airlift trapped flood victims in Anambra
The National Emergency Management Agency and the Disaster Response Unit of theilitary has commenced aerial view of the flooded communities in Anambra.
The exercise is to ascertain persons who are still trapped by the rising flood with a view to airlifting them out of the affected communities. The Zonal Coordinator of NEMA, South-East, Thickman Tanimu, made this known in Awka on Monday.
Tanimu disclosed that the Presidency and the Director-General of NEMA, Mustapha Ahmed-Habib, commiserated with the state government and flood victims including the bereaved.
He said relief materials had been approved for the flood victims, adding that the relief materials would be presented directly to them on Tuesday.