Overall Orange alert Flood
in Nigeria

Event summary

This flood can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Glide number: 2018-000120
People Killed: 100
People displaced: 1000

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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. Last 24 hours events are highlighted in yellow. Small earthquakes are shown as green boxes. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 37 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Red Cross, others donate relief items to Kogi flood victims
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 21:38:00 +0200.

The Nigeria Red Cross Society (NRCS) on Wednesday, distributed food items and other relief materials to 100 households affected by the flood in some communities in Kogi. Newsmen who witnessed the distribution of the items reports that the
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Flooding: Avoiding the fury of nature
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:31:00 +0200.

On Friday, September 7, 2018, during an emergency stakeholders’ meeting, the Director of Engineering Hydrology, Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, Mr. Clem Nze, warned that flood was imminent and specifically noted that all the indices t
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Flooding: Avoiding the fury of nature 10 mins ago Opinion
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 03:51:00 +0200.

On Friday, September 7, 2018, during an emergency stakeholders’ meeting, the Director of Engineering Hydrology, Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), Mr. Clem Nze, warned that flood is imminent and specifically noted that all the in
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News 1 min ago Osinbajo visits Anambra flood victims, reveals ways dis ...
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:25:00 +0200.

The vice president who visited Internally Displaced Persons who were gathering their property from submerged homes betrayed emotions while commiserating with the people over their plight. He announced the support of the Federal Government o
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMSR (2), JRC (28), NASA (7), INFORM (1),