Makaraba is a village in Garamatu clan in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State. Makaraba community is host to Chevrons Makaraba Flow Station. The people are predominately farmers.
Chevron began exploration and exploitation of oil activities in the community in 1980. On Monday, November 10, 2002, a major spill occurred at Chevrons facility, resulting in the pollution of Makaraba River and surrounding creeks, as well as the disruption of economic activities in the community. The local peoples demand for clean up and compensation have fallen on deaf ears.