632 homes destroyed by windstorms in Cross River- SEMA

632 homes destroyed by windstorms in Cross River- SEMA

Windstorms have killed three persons and destroyed no fewer than 632 houses between January and June 2016, according to the Cross River State Emergency Management Agency.

Director General of SEMA, Mr. John Inaku, who spoke on Tuesday in Calabar, said the windstorms came as a result of the heavy rain that fell in most communities across the state.

He said, “Between January and June this year, no fewer than 632 houses were destroyed by windstorms, which killed three persons across the state.

“Windstorms have ravaged so many communities to such a magnitude that the state government alone cannot even handle it.

“It now desires the attention of the Federal Government, the Presidential Committee on Flood Relief and Rehabilitation and the National Emergency Management Agency, among others. Read more 

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