A “radical reengineering” of drainage is required to resolve Accra’s flooding, the Public Relations Officer of the Nationwide Catastrophe Administration Organisation (NADMO), George Ayisi, has mentioned.
“The problem that may carry this to an finish is main reengineering, particularly of our drains,” Mr. Ayisi mentioned to Citi Information.
He urged Ghanaians in flood-prone areas to maintain protected within the meantime.
“The rain goes to go deep into the evening, and we’re placing out our emergency strains the place folks in misery can attain us.”
He mentioned there will probably be NADMO personnel monitoring flood-prone areas.
“The regional officers are additionally tasked to be on standby to rescue folks when it occurs,” Mr. Ayisi mentioned.
He assured that NADMO was “very well-equipped when it comes to human sources, logistics and may reply adequately.”
To this point, Mr. Ayisi mentioned there have been no casualties from the flooding and “there has not been any main subject.”
The flooding of streets has come to be anticipated anytime it rains due to poor drainage.
Elements of Ghana have been flooded after hours of downpour on Wednesday.