Officials of The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) from the Korle Klottey Municipal Assembly held a stakeholder engagement with residents and the business community in the Municipality.
In his opening remarks, the Municipal Chief Executive for Korle Klottey Municipal Assembly (KoKMA) Hon. Adjei Tawiah appeal to residents to avoid dumping refuse indiscriminately into drains to allow for free flow of running water.
The Municipal NADMO Director, Rev. Daniel Odei Appiah engaged with the residents of Adabraka, Osu Alata and Osu Doku to outline some major activities that cause flood in that jurisdiction over the years.
Key issues raised; building of unauthorized structures at wrong places, and throwing of refuses in the gutters during heavy downpour.
He stressed the need for members of the community to assign themselves as sanitation guard to prevent dumping of refuse at unauthorized places.
The residents in response to the education, narrated their plight faced over the years. They companied that they are burdened with a community refuse dump, and requested the Assembly to come to their aid.
They also declared their support to the Assembly towards the demolishing of structures built on waterways, and the willingness to cooperate with Assembly to bring an end to the flooding situation in the community.