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 1100133
Death: 13
Displaced: 700
Countries: Nigeria
From - To 16 Aug - 16 Aug

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Nigeria, August 2019Heavy rain and flooding from around 16 August affected numerous states in northeastern Nigeria, leaving houses, IDP camps and crops destroyed and causing fatalities. Flooding also affected some central areas of the country, including near the capital, Abuja, and in Niger State
Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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