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 1102720
Death: 3
Displaced: 1500
Countries: Nigeria
From - To 23 Jun - 20 Jul

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Jigawa State, Nigeria, July 2024The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Nigeria reported damage and evacuations after heavy rain in Jigawa State in early July 2024.Tue 9 Jul 2024FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. 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.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 132 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 1

Nigeria: Flood Destroys Farmlands, Livestock, Houses, Others in Sokoto2024-07-22T16:09+0200.

Many residents of the Gada local government area of Sokoto State have been rendered homeless, with their farmlands, 228 houses and livestock washed away by recent incessant rainfall. ......
Nigeria: Flood Destroys Farmlands, Livestock, Houses, Others in Sokoto2024-07-22T15:26+0200.

Many residents of the Gada local government area of Sokoto State have been rendered homeless, with their farmlands, 228 houses and livestock washed away by recent incessant rainfall. Some of the affected communities ravaged by the incident
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Bad Roads, Poor Drainage Channels, Major Cause Of Flooding In Nigeria2024-07-22T03:40+0200.

Persistent flooding continues to plague Nigeria, as environmentalists pointing to bad roads and poor drainage channels as primary culprits. Recall that the Annual Flood Outlook by the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency released in April,
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Flood wreaks havoc in Makurdi2024-07-21T21:34+0200.

Flood has hit most parts of Makurdi, the Benue Capital and rendered hundreds of the residents temporarily homeless, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports.

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: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (4), WMO (1), INFORM (2),