The acting director general of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority, Augustine M. Manoballah, says Liberia needs more international support to effectively combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing activities across the country.
Large piles of garbage have once again overtaken Monrovia and nearby municipalities.
A local disaster management committee made up of members of communities affected by recent flooding in Margibi are working ahead of the upcoming rainy season to prevent flooding in their communities.
Efforts are underway to conserve and enhance Liberia’s ecosystem services by attaching value to its oceans. For years, oceans in the country have been unappreciated, and its services are taken for granted, like in most countries across Africa.
A heavy rainstorm has caused substantial damage to several structures in Camp Three on the Salala Rubber Corporation plantation and at villages on the outskirts of the Margibi plantation.
Despite a warning issued to the public two weeks ago against burning trash, the practice continues to be prevalent across Monrovia.
More than 500 volunteers showed up over the weekend to participate in a beach clean-up and awareness campaign held in Monrovia.
The National Disaster Management Agency has released national statistics for victims of floods caused by the heavy downpour of rain in July and August this year.