UNICEF warns of increased risk to children of cholera, diarrhoea and malaria in flood prone areas of Nigeria

On 13 June 2017, children play in a flooded street caused by recent rains in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state in north-east Nigeria. Each year, the countries around Lake Chad (Niger, Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon) suffer from severe flooding as part of the seasonal rains in the region in June 2017. Many children are at … More UNICEF warns of increased risk to children of cholera, diarrhoea and malaria in flood prone areas of Nigeria

DefenCell MAC® at 2017 Society of Military Engineers (SAME) Joint Engineer Training Conference (JETC) and Expo

2017 Society of Military Engineers (SAME) Joint Engineer Training Conference (JETC) and Expo brought together public and private sector professionals from the A/E/C industry and joint engineer community to share ideas, bridge gaps, harness capabilities, and develop solutions to challenges facing national security. The three-day conference closed with over 1,700 attendees covering seven different tracks.  … More DefenCell MAC® at 2017 Society of Military Engineers (SAME) Joint Engineer Training Conference (JETC) and Expo

Scientists in UK reveal: Floodplains face uncertain future

Experts predict that flooding will worsen unless we act to reverse the damage, as it is revealed that 90% of floodplains no longer exist in their natural state. Ninety percent of floodplains across the country have been so severely changed that they no longer work properly, according to a new report, released today by Co-op … More Scientists in UK reveal: Floodplains face uncertain future