Overall Green alert Flood
in Nigeria

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

GDACS ID FL 1102219
Death: 5
Displaced: 4640
Countries: Nigeria
From - To 14 Sep - 21 Sep


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Nigeria - Floods (ECHO 21 Sep 2023)Thu, 21 Sep 2023 11:04

  • Over the past few days, heavy rainfall and strong winds have affected the Emirates of Dukku and Nafada in Gombe State, eastern Nigeria, causing floods and resulting in displacements and damage.
  • According to the National Emergency Management Agency of Nigeria, more than 1,336 persons are displaced, and several houses and farmlands have been destroyed.
  • For the next 24 hours, moderate to heavy rainfall with localized thunderstorms is forecast over the affected area.
Lagos State, Nigeria, Mid-September 2023Local media reported flash flooding in areas of Lagos city and state in Nigeria from 15 to 17 September 2023. One person died when a motorcycle was swept away by floodwaters.Mon 18 Sep 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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