Overall Orange alert Flood
in Nigeria

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100247
Death: 34
Displaced: 101500
Countries: Nigeria
From - To 23 Oct - 07 Nov


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Adamawa State, Nigeria, October 2019News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported 40 villages were flooded in Adamawa State, after heavy rain from 23 October caused flooding of the Benue river. There was also some speculation that the flooding was linked to the release of water from Lagdo Dam in Cameroon. Farmland and houses along the Benue river have been destroyed. According to officials, flooding has affected communities in the local government areas of Fufore, Yola South, Demsa, Numan and Girei.Wed 23 Oct 2019FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (32), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),