Journal of Research in National Development

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Flooding, the environment and socio-economic activities: a study of ozoro, Delta state

H Anie


The study examined the effects of flooding on the environment and socio-economic activities of the people of Ozoro kingdom. Data for this study were gathered from inhabitants of the study area, personal observation and assessment; and from secondary sources. Data collected were analysed using simple percentages. It was found that flooding in the study area has effects on their transportation system, housing, crops and farmlands which usually result in high cost of living during dry season.

Keywords: Environment; floods;hazards; economic activities
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