Red Cross lifts 500 Anambra household flood victims with cash, borehole

Nigerian Red Cross Society International has pledged to support flood victims in Anambra State 

The flood victims, which included about 500 households, were to receive the sum of N30,000.00 each, and drilling of water boreholes in the affected communities.

The organization, led by Engr. Kingsley Okoye disclosed this during a visit to the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of the Zone 13 Police headquarters, Ukpo, AIG Olofu Tony Adejoh.

Okoye said the visit was to establish synergy with the Nigeria Police Force on security situation, security assessment and flood ligament in the State.

He informed the Police that the targeted areas for their operations are Anambra East, Anambra West, and Ogbaru Local Government Areas which were devastated by flood. 

“We’re going to support the flood victims which affected about five hundred households, with the sum of N30,000.00 each, and drilling of water boreholes will be carried out in the affected communities,” he said.

Receiving the team on behalf of AIG, Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the Zonal Criminal Investigations Department, DCP Umar Mohammed assured the team of maximum support in the area of security.

He guaranteed them that the State Commissioner of Police would engage with the team for further on-the-ground security emplacements towards the achievement of their laudable efforts.

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