emergency has become a recurring phenomenon in school environment. Unlike the developing countries, the
availability of preparedness measures in most of the schools in developed
countries has tremendously reduced the impact of incidences (U.S. Fire
Administration, National Fire Data Centre, 2007). In developing countries,
however, the contrary is the case, the lack of or inadequate preparedness
measures in most schools, and the increase in fire incidents are raising alarm.
The study was carried out to analyze the vulnerability
and adaptive measures to flood disaster in Rivers State focusing on Ahoada west
local government area. Structured questionnaire was used in collecting data
from a total of number of one hundred and eighty (180) respondents in Ahoada west local
government area out of which one hundred and seventy two (172)were retrieved. Data for this study were
collected from primary and secondary sources.
The primary source was fr...