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The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) is a governmental agency established under the Ministry of Water Resources. The Act for the establishment of the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency was signed into law by the President on the 27th day of August, 2010

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NIHSA FLOOD & DROUGHT MONITOR

LOKOJA FLOOD WATER LEVEL IN RED ALERT   In August 2019, the Flood Water Level (WL) at Lokoja (Kogi State), confluence of Rivers Niger and Benue has reached the zone of Red Alert with a maximum WL of 8.24m corresponding to a discharge of about 15,716 m3/s on 31st August, 2019 and a minimum of

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World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Representative Courtesy Visit to NIHSA

Engr. Clement Onyeaso Nze,Director General,Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) ,receives the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Representative for North ,Central and West Africa,Mr. Bernard E.Gomez and the WMO National Officer, Mr Roland Abah on a collaborative visit to NIHSA.Group photograph shows,the NIHSA DG,the WMO guests ,NIHSA Director, Operational Hydrology, Mrs Aisha Ibrahim, Mrs Ifeoma Ndefo,Head,Press and

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Integrated Met Services Ltd in a collaborative visit to NIHSA on Monday 15th July 2019.

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), Director General, Engr. Clement Onyeaso Nze meets with Mr Zak Karim, sales and Marketing, Africa, of the WAGTECH Projects group and his team comprising of Mr Chris Searle, Technical Manager, WAGTECH/Trace2o and Mr Sadiq Nasir, Director, Integrated Met Services Ltd in a collaborative visit to NIHSA on Monday 15th

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NIHSA NEWS WATCH

  Flooding: Hydrological Agency seeks evacuation of river banks residents in Kebbi, other states Flooding: Hydrological Agency seeks evacuation of river banks residents in Kebbi, other states   12 LGAs of Kebbi to witness heavy floods in 2019 – NIHSA Flooding: Hydrological Agency Seeks Evacuation Of River Banks Residents In Kebbi, Other States https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/flood-agency-calls-on-kebbi-4-other-states-to-evacuate-people-on-river-banks.html

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PRESS RELEASE BY NIHSA July 9, 2019

2019 FLOODING SEASON: NIHSA RAISES ALERT The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) has, as one of its mandates, the responsibility of monitoring all the major rivers in Nigeria including the Transboundary Rivers Niger and Benue. The Agency does this through the establishment of automatic and manual hydrological stations which measure several parameters on the rivers.

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Pictorial Highlight of Events at the 2019 AFO sensitisation in Makurdi on 2nd July, 2019.

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validation of the project report for collection of baseline data, study of flood prone areas and production of flood vulnerability/hydro geological maps

NIHSA engages with key stakeholders in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on validation of the project report for collection of baseline data, study of flood prone areas and production of flood vulnerability/hydro geological maps for hydrological Area V(Niger South) on 26th June,2019. NIHSA DG, Engr.Clement Onyeaso Nze in a chat with the Press at the sensitisation

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Pictorial Highlight of 2019 Sensitization Exercise held in Ekiti and Port Harcourt

NIHSA sensitises key stakeholders on the 2019 Annual Flood Outlook (AFO) Predictions and mitigation in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State,Nigeria on the 24th June, 2019.

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Monitor on newspaper publications and radio stations

Monitor on newspaper publications and radio stations Agency predicts flooding in 30 states Monitor on newspaper publications and radio stations Thursday. Daily Independent – https://www.independent.ng/list-of-states-to-experience-massive-flooding/ Premium Times – https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/more-news/337228-agency-predicts-severe-flooding-in-30-states.html Express news – https://theexpressnews.com/30-states-to-experience-flooding/ Eagle – https://theeagleonline.com.ng/nihsa-predicts-flooding-in-30-states/amp/ Gistok – https://gistok.ng/breaking-nihsa-predicts-flooding-in-30-states/ Hydrological agency predicts flooding in 30 states Agency predicts severe flooding in 30 states

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NIHSA Urges Stakeholders to heed Flood Warnings for 2019

NIGERIA HYDROLOGICAL SERVICES AGENCY (NIHSA) Press Release 27/5/2019 NIHSA Urges Stakeholders to heed Flood Warnings for 2019 The Director General of the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), Engr. Clement Onyeaso Nze, Monday, 27th May, 2019, urged stakeholders on need for adequate flood prevention, mitigation and preparedness as the country is gradually getting into rainy season.

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Our Zonal Offices

Arising out of the agency’s organizational structure are EIGHT (8) Area offices, one in each of the EIGHT (8) Hydrological Areas. Two Field offices are also to be operated under each area office. The Area Offices are responsible for field investigations and carrying out of relevant activities of the Agency at the state and local government levels.
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Vision

To create a dynamic and advanced hydrological service with capabilities of facilitating and supporting the harnessing, controlling, preserving, development and management of Nigeria’s valuable water resources in a sustainable manner.

Mission

To provide information on the status and trends of the nation’s water resources including its location in time and space, extent, dependability, quality and the possibilities of its utilization and control, through the provision of reliable and high quality hydrological and hydrogeological data on a continuous basis.

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