Negative Experiences of Flood Victims and the Roles of Librarians and Mental Health Counselors: A Qualitative Case Study of Flood Victims in Kaduna State, Nigeria


Negative Experiences of Flood Victims and the Roles of Librarians and Mental Health Counselors: A Qualitative Case Study of Flood Victims in Kaduna State, Nigeria


Jumare, Mohammed Hamza 1, Hadiza Garba Yakubu2, Maryam Abbas 1, Suleiman Ismail Onoruoiza CLN3, Hadiza Umar Ahmed1, Baba Abdu4
1Federal College of Education, Zaria. 2Samaru College of Agric Division of Agricultural Colleges Affiliated to Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. 3Sokoto State University; 4Jigawa State Institute of Information Technology, Kazaure;


Global Journal of Library and Information Science

Flood is one of the unwanted disasters human beings experience on this earth. In order to propose for post-traumatic therapies for flood victims, this study was set up to find out the negative experiences of flood victims in Kaduna state Nigeria during and after flood disasters that occurred in 24th August, 2018. Specifically, the role of Librarians and mental health Counselors can play to cope with the undesirable experience. In order to achieve these unique objectives, qualitative research methodology was adopted and interviewed ten (10) participants. Findings of this study revealed that shocked and confused Stranded Lost of valuable materials mocking from neighborhood were the negative experiences of flood victims in Kaduna state Nigeria during and after flood disasters that occurred in 24th August, 2018. Finally, the researchers proposed some recommendations for practical intervention.


Keywords:  Experiences; Flood; Flood Victims; Librarians; Counselors; Qualitative Case Study; Thematic analysis.


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Jumare, Mohammed Hamza, Hadiza Garba Yakubu, Maryam Abbas, Suleiman Ismail Onoruoiza CLN, Hadiza Umar Ahmed1, Baba Abdu.Negative Experiences of Flood Victims and the Roles of Librarians and Mental Health Counselors: A Qualitative Case Study of Flood Victims in Kaduna State, Nigeria.Global Journal of Library and Information Science, 2019, 2:7


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