Tuesday dawn flood displaces some residents of Tema

Tuesday dawn flood displaces some residents of Tema

- Dozens of homes were filled with rainwater which rose to several feet high forcing residents to evacuate

- The flood also destroyed property and stalled movement

Tuesday dawn heavy downpour in parts of the Greater Accra Region, especially Tema, Sakumono-Klagon and its environ has resulted in flood.

The flood apart from destroying people's homes also cut prevented workers and school children in their areas from going about their daily activities.

Tuesday dawn flood displaces some residents of Tema

Parts of Tema

The rains which began at dawn caused a lot of damage but the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) says the extent of the damage is not known immediately.

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Meanwhile, the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) says it is going to begin the process of pulling down buildings and shops built on waterways in the area.

Tuesday dawn flood displaces some residents of Tema

Tuesday dawn flood displaces some residents of Tema

According to the Metropolitan Chief Executive Felix Mensah Nii Annang-La, nobody or property in waterway will be spared.

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He noted that some of the flooded areas are not flood-prone but attributed the current development to what he described as “lawless manner in which people are putting up buildings on waterways”.

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