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Police hospital charges flood/fire victims for drugs

Police hospital charges flood/fire victims for drugs

Adom News is reporting that officials of Police Hospital are charging victims of the flood- fire disaster that occurred on June 3, 2015. Government paid a sum of GH¢501,500 to four hospitals in Accra as the initial cost of treating survivors of the devastating June 3 disaster, deputy Minister of Health Dr Victor A. Bampoe made it known to the …

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More organisations support flood, fire victims

Flood: More organisations support flood, fire victims

Various organisations and institutions continue to support the flood and fire victims after the June 3 disaster in Accra. The donations from the organisations are meant to give financial and medical support to victims who sustained various degrees of injury. Nyaho Nyaho Medical Centre, a private health delivery institution in Accra, has presented medical items worth GH¢20,000 to support victims …

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Residents blame choked Odaw River for their woes

Residents blame choked Odaw River for their woes

Barely a month after their homes were submerged, some burnt in a disastrous twin flood and fire disasters, residents around the Kwame Nkrumah Circle had their homes again taken over by floods after heavy downpour, Sunday. There were no casualties in Sunday’s floods but the residents are blaming the repetitive floods on the failure by the authorities to dredge the …

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Gov’t pays over GHC500,000 for burns victim

Gov't pays over GHC500,000 for burns victim

Four public hospitals treating those injured from the June 3 fuel station explosion at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle have received more than 500 thousand cedis to enable them provide adequate treatment. The amount paid is in fulfillment of a pledge made by the President that burns victims will be catered for free of charge. Deputy Minister, Dr. Victor Bampoe explains …

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Creative arts industry donates to Accra flood, fire victims

Creative arts industry donates to Accra flood, fire victims

Deputy Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Abla Dzifa Gomashie earlier this week led a delegation of personalities from the country’s creative arts industry to pay a visit to victims of last Wednesday’s floods and fire disasters. The delegation, made up musicians and actors, were at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital and the 37 Military Hospital to visit victims who …

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Flood Season? Bunkpurugu In The Northern Region Floods- Killing Three People

What is really happening in our country? We haven’t finished dealing with the fallout of last week’s floods and we already have another one to deal with. Torrential rains in Bunkpurugu district of the Northern Region last night led to the flooding of the area, leading to the death of three residents. According to myjoyonline: “Three people are said to …

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PHOTOS: Asamoah Gyan and other Black Stars players visit Accra flood and fire disaster scene

PHOTOS: Asamoah Gyan and other Black Stars players visit Accra flood and fire disaster scene

Players of the senior national football team have visited the Nkrumah Circle GOIL Filling Station scene of last week’s inferno that claimed over a hundred and fifty lives. Accompanied by officials of the Ghana Football Association, and the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the contingent also included the entire backroom staff of the team, and some football administrators. The gesture …

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Revealed: 10 Truths Behind The Accra Floods And Disaster

Gov't pays over GHC500,000 for burns victim

Once again Accra came under floods and we were not ready. Every year this country especially Accra, faces severe rains which leave many homeless and destroys life and property. It destroys business and drives entrepreneurs into debts. As it is with us as a people, we go into promises and long speeches of going back to the drawing board and …

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Accra floods: Sonnie Badu sets up relief fund for victims

Accra floods: Sonnie Badu sets up relief fund for victims

Ghanaian musician, Sonnie Badu has set up a relief fund for the victims of Wednesday’s flood and fire disaster which saw the death of over 150 residents of Accra, Ghana. The fund, dubbed Rising Above The Flood-Ghana, is targeted to raise USD 50,000.00 in two weeks and would be managed by Badu’s charity – Sonnie Badu Ministries. The “reliable” online …

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