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Lagos Records 847 Cases of Disaster in H1


CEM REPORT | Lagos State disaster report for the first half of the year 2022 (H1’22) reveals that 847 case were recorded.

This cases ranges from road accidents, Tanker accidents, fire incidents, building collapse, pipeline explosion, among others.

This is according to data released by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA).

The data reveals that the State experienced the highest disaster in road accidents, recording no fewer than 331 incidents between January and June 2022.

While the largest local government in the state, Alimosho Local Government, recorded the highest disaster with 127 cases with the review period.

Breakdown by Incident:

According to the LASEMA, road accidents accounted for 331 incidents.

Fallen/Faulty trucks and tankers with recorded 303 cases.

Fire disaster stood at 94 cases

While, building collapse was 23 cases.

Breakdown by Local Government:

Alimosho Local Government, recorded the highest with 127 cases

Followed by Ikeja which recorded 109 cases of disaster.

Oshodi-Isolo recorded 88; Kosofe 72; Apapa 59; Mushin 55; Surulere 53; Ikorodu 48; Shomolu 45; Lagos Island 40 and Lagos Mainland 26.

Amuwo-Odofin recorded 23 cases; Agege 20; Epe 19; Ifako-Ijaiye 16; Ojo and Eti-Osa 14; Ibeju-Lekki 8; Ajeromi-Ifelodun 5 while Badagry recorded 2 cases. In the same vein, four cases were responded in neighbouring Ogun State, according to the data.


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