Flooding: 2 Die In Rivers IDP Camp

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Two persons have reportedly lost their lives in one of the IDP camps at Edeoha Community Secondary School in Upata Kingdom, Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State.

According to a source, Canice Otaka, one of the leaders of the camp a 35-year-old woman died on Saturday in addition to another person who had earlier passed on, both due to lack of proper healthcare at the camp.

The camp houses persons sacked from their community in Rivers State by the flood which is ravaging parts of the country.

9News Nigeria gathered that the occupants of that facility have been without medical attention and good feeding.

Some of the IDPs at camps have expressed concerns over the lack of medical attention at the facilities to cater to occupants of the facility who are currently under deteriorating health conditions.

Otaka lamented that people are living at the mercy of mosquitoes, which has exposed them to all manners of health challenges, expressing concerns that except something was done urgently there could be more deaths at the camps.

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