Let's end the scourge of floods once and for all - Dr. Rawlings to gov't

Let's end the scourge of floods once and for all - Dr. Rawlings to gov't

- Zanetor Rawlings is calling on government to end the menace of floods once and for all

- The Ghana meteorological service says Ghanaians will have to expect more rains in June and July

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The rains are here with us again and already, various parts of the country are feared to have been submerged in floods.

Let's end the scourge of floods once and for all - Dr. Rawlings to gov't

Zanetor Rawlings has often advocated for the drenching of gutters as part of ways to end the menace of floods

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Here in Accra, some residential areas as Dzorwulu, Dansoman and Kaneshie have suffered bouts of floods as residents are either feared to have evacuated their homes or sought refuge elsewhere.

This disturbing development have seen the Member of Parliament for Klortey Korle, Dr Zanetor Rawlings come out hard against government calling for a final resolve to ending the flood menace in the country.

Let's end the scourge of floods once and for all - Dr. Rawlings to gov't

The June floods saw parts of Accra especially Dansoman inundated

According to the troubled parliamentarian, the perennial flooding and then sympathizing with victims, then going back to sleep and waiting for the next flood again is getting out of hand”. She is thereby calling on government to find a practical way of ending the flood menace.

Meanwhile, government has revealed that it will be engaging the World Bank for a $1 billion dollar grant in an effort to re-engineer the country’s sewage problems.

The minister for Works and Housing, Hon Atta Akyea has revealed that the menace facing Ghana’s sanitation issues remains a financial one which requires the needed capital to solve it once and for all.

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Also, the Ghana meteorological service has revealed that Ghanaians should expect more rains this year especially in the months of June and July.

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