Flood Prevention

On June 3rd 2015, Accra experienced devastating, savage torrential rains. The hiatus culminated with an explosion in a petrol station, killing over 90 people as they innocently took temporary shelter from the downpour. The deluge blocked streets and access routes making emergency rescue virtually impossible. The total impact affected more than a million people, through loss of life, homes, livelihoods and property, causing millions and millions dollars’ worth of damage. The seasonal rains highlight the devastating and fatal impact flooding and drowning has on local lives. Find out how Felix Fitness Foundation, has been working to improve awareness and training, increase resilience and build capacity.

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