Overall Green alert Drought for Nigeria-2024
in Nigeria

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 3 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1016995
Name: Nigeria-2024
Countries: Nigeria
Start Date: End of Feb 2024
Duration: 113 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 61132 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 66 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

UNICEF Urges Youth Action on Climate Change in Nigeria’s Lake Chad Reg ... 2024-06-12T15:16+0200.

SPOTLIGHTS UNICEF stresses the importance of youth engagement in climate action; Children in the Lake Chad region are particularly vulnerable to climate change impacts; Borno State is taking steps to combat climate change, including tree pl
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Sahel: l’Italia solidale in aiuto del Mali2024-06-12T00:52+0200.

Cooperazione italiana in soccorso al Sahel. Sono quasi 33 milioni le persone, tra cui molte donne e bambini, che hanno bisogno di protezione e assistenza salvavita nel Sahel , la regione subsahariana dell’ Africa . A lanciare l’allarme è l’
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IFRC allocates $1m to support climate change actions in Ghana2024-06-11T10:17+0200.

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has allocat­ed $1 million to support locally-led climate change actions in Ghana over a period of five years. The project, which spans from 2022-2027, is to be unde
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Trinity varsity advocates natural environment restoration2024-06-11T04:48+0200.

Scholars at the 2024 World Environment Day conference organised by Trinity University, Lagos, said governments and businesses have a leading role to play in reversing the damage humanity has done to the earth. The 2024 World Environment Day
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),