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03 July 2017

Accra NADMO launches Operation Prevent Disaster

The Greater Accra National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) Director, Archibold Cobbina, has launched a cleanup exercise, dubbed “Operation Prevent Disaster” in Greater Accra at Kantamanto.

According to him, the cleanup exercise includes desilting of major and minor gutters, cleaning and clearing of anything that can cause disaster in Greater Accra.

“As we all know, the rains are here and as a matter of urgency, we cannot sit idle for what happened last 2 years to repeat itself,” he stated.

“I will plead with corporate and private entities to support OPD with logistics and other preventive materials to prevent any future disaster,” Mr. Archibold Stated.

The Greater Accra Deputy Minister, Elizabeth Sackey, stressed that, Greater Accra suffers flooding every year, and it has affected businesses, some of which are forced to relocate.

Also, she emphasized that, every year, businesses in Greater Accra lose billions of Ghana Cedis due to flooding.

Elizabeth Sackey urged Ghanaians to support Greater Accra NADMO to succeed with the Operation Prevent Disaster Project.

She used the occasion to unveil the appointment of Greater Accra NADMO Ambassadors, Miss Afia Adutwumwaa of UTV and Philipa Baafi, Gospel Musician.

OPD is categorized into 5 zones;.

Zone 1. Accra Metropolitan Assembly

Zone 2. Madina, Adenta, Ga East, Shai Osudoku.

Zone 3. Ga Central , Ga South, Ga West

Zone 4. Lemma, Tema, Kpone Katamanso, Ashaiman.

Zone 5. Ningo Prampram, Ada East, Ada West.

Source: Philip Nii Lartey/citifmonline.com/Ghana

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