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FEMA Gives Score Card,Saves 1793 Lives In 2023.

The FCT Emergency Management Agency,(FEMA), says it saved one thousand eight hundred and forty five lives through 24 calls on its 112 emergency Toll free number in 2023.

The Acting Director General of FEMA ,Mr. Mohammed Ibrahim Sabo disclosed this during a Media parley in Abuja.

Giving the score card of FEMA for the year 2023, Mr Muhammed Ibrahim Sabo says the Agency activities centered on flooding, fire outbreaks, building collapse and provision of relief materials to Disaster affected persons.

On flooding ,the FEMA Ag DG says that following early warnings issued by the Nigeria Meteorological Agency NiMET and the Hydrological Service Agency NIHSA to mitigate the impact of flooding in the FCT, FEMA carried out sensitization and set in motion several interventions to reduce the impact of flooding in 2023.

Speaking further, the Ag. DG says the Agency inaugurated emergency Marshalls in the Six area council of the FCT to encourage community participation in disaster Management, adding that FEMA also sensitized school children in vulnerable communities on Basic need for safety during Emergencies.

The FEMA boss projecting into 2024, says the Agency intends to partner with the National Defense College on disaster Management.
” We have communicated to the National Defence College and are awaiting a response from them”.

The FCT Emergency Management Agency Ag. DG, Mr Mohammed Ibrahim Sabo while assuring residents of the FCT on the Agency commitment to the protection of lives and property, promised to improve FEMA’s response to Emergency calls in the FCT.

Nkechi Isa
Head,Public Affairs
28th, December 2023.

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