The water levels in the ancient Italian trading hub are more than 1.5 meters above the normal level. Without flood protections, 80% of Venice's pedestrian paths would be under water.
Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, NECA, has raised the alarm over the recent flood ravaging many parts of the country, saying it had worsened the socio-economic woes of Nigerians.
Nigeria is suffering its worst flooding in a decade largely because of heavy rain and climate change. Properties worth millions have been lost with hundreds injured. GuardianTV speaks to a resident of Bayelsa, one of the many states badly hit by the flood, and here is how she narrated the current state of things in the South-South state.
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29 Mar 2022
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27 Dec 2021
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