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I pray GARID project sees the light of day to reduce flooding – NADMO Communication Director

Correspondence Director of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) is confident that the aggressive Greater Accra Resilient and Integrated Development (GARID) Project which looks to further develop flood risk in the capital is finished as planned.


Recognizing that flood has been a significant issue in the country, George Ayisi was hopeful that the task is an economical means to deflect the enduring issue.


Mr. Ayisi wept over the perpetual floods that obliterate properties and in serious cases guarantee lives.


"We attempt to save lives and properties before the help parts come in. Individuals are protected and brought to somewhere safe then we attempt to hold body and soul together. It is something that we have experienced so often.


"We would prefer to trust that it is settled for the last time. For that reason I am amped up for the GARID project, I supplicate it comes around so we will gain ground on that score," he said.


The issue of flooding in the capital came up for conversation after pieces of Accra got lowered on Saturday late night of precipitation.


Proposing other usual methodology that could handle the issue on JoyNews' The Probe, the NADMO Communications Director said a wholistic reengineering and decongestions of parts of Accra ought to be thought of.


"At the point when the spot is clogged and the strong waste starts to develop or increment in those areas and afterward the opportunities for them to stifle the drains is high," he told Emefa Apawu on Sunday.


The GARID Project


GARID is the main in a progression of activities intended to assemble the flexibility of the public capital with the underlying stage covering a five-year time frame, from 2020 to 2025.


It is supported by the World Bank and has been intended to address the vast majority of these difficulties, particularly, in the designated flood-inclined weak networks in the Odaw bowl.


The objective of the undertaking is to further develop flood chance and strong waste administration in the Odaw River bowl of the Greater Accra area and further develop admittance to fundamental foundations and administrations in the designated networks inside the Ottawa River Basin.


Project slowing down


Talking on a similar Show, a Drainage Engineer of the Project, Kodwo Keelson said the significant test slowing down the task is subsidizing.


He additionally noticed a few people have infringed on the space assigned for a confinement lake which will hold water briefly.

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Ayisi GARID JoyNews' NADMO National Disaster Management Organization

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