Overall Green alert Flood
in Nigeria

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1101523
Death: 15
Displaced: 8189
Countries: Nigeria
From - To 09 Jul - 14 Aug

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River State, Nigeria, August 2022Motorists and road users were trapped in Okuni community, River State, Nigeria, after a heavy rain early 13 August caused the overflow of the Ikom River. Parts of the Ikom-Calabar Highway were impassable, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).Sun 14 Aug 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 10 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Africa: Food Fears Grow As African Floods Fail to Subside #AfricaClima ... 2022-08-15T12:25+0200.

Lagos Africa could face increased food insecurity and an unprecedented rural-urban migration crisis if the climate change induced flooding persists, environmentalists say. From January 2022 to August 4, over 682 people have been killed and
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NEMA distributes relief items to flood victims in Jigawa2022-08-12T17:15+0200.

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has started the distribution of relief items to victims affected by flood in six local government areas of Jigawa. The Director-General of NEMA, Mustapha Habib, was represented by the Coord
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NEMA distributes relief items to flood victims in Jigawa2022-08-12T12:09+0200.

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has started the distribution of relief items to victims affected by flood in six local government areas of Jigawa. The Director-General of NEMA, Mustapha Habib, was represented by the Coord
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EU commits 70,000 Euroes to combat floods in Nigeria2022-08-10T01:45+0200.

The European Union (EU) has provided the sum of €70,000 to strengthen preparations for floods in Nigeria. A statement by Bart Witteveen, of EU’s Humanitarian Aid office in Nigeria, said the funding was in anticipation of the beginning of hi
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (34), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),