FEMA seeks stronger collaborations with FCDA against flooding

May 6, 2022 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has called for stronger collaborations with the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) to address flooding in the FCT. The director-general of FEMA, Alhaji Abbas Idriss, made the appeal when he led a management team of the Agency on a courtesy call to the major technical partners, FCDA in the development and management Read More

FEMA, KADSEMA partner on information sharing to avert disasters

January 15, 2022 Paul Okah, Abuja 0

The Director General Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management (FEMA), Agency Alhaji Abass Idriss, has emphasised the importance of information sharing among key players in emergency management for optimum performance. According to a statement on Saturday, signed by the Head, Public Relations Unit, Nkechi Isa, Idriss stated this when he received a delegation from Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA), led Read More

FEMA seeks review of Fire Service Act

December 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has called for review of Fire Service Act of 1963 to meet up with contemporary realities. Director-General of FEMA, Alhaji Abbas Idriss, made the call in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja. Idriss said the Act had become obsolete, thus limiting the powers of emergency agencies in the discharge of their Read More

Disaster reduction: FEMA tackles developers on approval for high rise buildings

December 7, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has implored the Department of Development Control to deny approval to developers of high rise buildings, without requisite evacuation plans, parking spaces and ramps for disabled persons. In an interview with Blueprint in Abuja Tuesday, the director general of FEMA, Alhaji Abbas Idriss, said this was part of disaster risk reduction measures Read More

Harmattan: FEMA warns FCT residents on fire outbreaks

November 26, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has warned FCT residents to equip their homes, offices, business places and cars with basic fire defense equipment to curtail fire outbreaks. The Director General of the Agency, Alhaji Abbas Idriss, gave the advice Friday in Abuja, during a television programme monitored by our correspondent. Idriss, who stressed that homes should be Read More