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 1101659
Death: 2
Displaced: 3000
Countries: Nigeria
From - To 10 Sep - 03 Oct

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Lagos State, Nigeria, September 2022Flooding affected areas of Lagos city and the surrounding state in Nigeria after heavy rain from 10 August 2022. Local media reported 2 people died in separate incidents of flash floods, while a building collapsed and 9 people had to be rescued in Maryland, Lagos.Tue 13 Sep 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: 19 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

How climate change is wreaking havoc on communities in Niger Delta2022-10-06T20:33+0200.

The communities living in the oil-rich Niger Delta have been devastated by recurring floods. The lack of efforts to safeguard these communities or help them adapt to the conditions brought on by climate change has left them vulnerable and h
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Nigeria Reiterates Commitment to Leverage Space for Disaster Managemen ... 2022-10-04T19:36+0200.

The Nigerian Minister of Science, Technology and innovation, Senator Dr Adeleke Mamora, has stated that space science and technology remains the most suitable solution for early flood detection and response in the country. Senator Mamora ma
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Peter Obi Charges FG To Address Flood Problem, Seeks Support For Victi ... 2022-10-02T20:16+0200.

Peter Obi. Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi , has lamented the scourge of flood in Nigeria which had recently wreaked havoc in villages and displaced thousands of people across the country. The National Emergency Management
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West Africa: How Flood Affected 75,000 Childrens in Nigeria, Niger Rep ... 2022-10-02T01:51+0200.

As 2022 flood continues to sack communities, Save the Children International, SCI, disclosed how flood crisis has affected 75,000 children in Nigeria and Niger Republic. This was contained in a statement issued by SCI, which also made it kn
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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