Overall Red alert Flood for Nigeria
in Nigeria

Event summary

Flood Nigeria can have a high humanitarian impact based on the magnitude, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1101659
Glide number: FL-2022-000350-NGA
Death: 605
Displaced: 1306000
Countries: Nigeria
From - To 10 Sep - 26 Oct

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Nigeria - Floods, update (ECHO 18 Oct 2022)Tue, 18 Oct 2022 09:57

  • Heavy rainfall continues to affect most of the States of Nigeria (in particular southern and central States, and the Capital Abuja) since the first half of August, causing severe floods that have resulted in casualties and widespread damage.
  • The most affected States are: Anambra, Delta, Cross River, Rivers and Bayelsa (southern Nigeria), and the Federal Capital Territory (central Nigeria).
  • Media report (quoting national authorities), as of 18 October, 603 fatalities, over 2,400 injured, nearly 1,303,000 displaced people and a total of more than 2,504,000 affected people across the Country. In particular, the Bayelsa State is the worst affected, with around 700,000 either displaced or affected people. In addition, same sources also report around 203,400 damaged houses, of which over 82,000 fully damaged or destroyed.
  • Over the next 72 hours, more heavy rainfall with locally very heavy rainfall is forecast over southern States of Nigeria.
Flood in Nigeria - EC/ECHO daily mapFri, 28 Oct 2022 17:26

A new EC/ECHO daily map is now available
Southern and central Nigeria, October 2022Media report (quoting national authorities), as of 18 October, 603 fatalities, over 2,400 injured, nearly 1,303,000 displaced people and a total of more than 2,504,000 affected people across the Country. In particular, the Bayelsa State is the worst affected, with around 700,000 either displaced or affected people. In addition, same sources also report around 203,400 damaged houses, of which over 82,000 fully damaged or destroyed.Fri 21 Oct 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.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 132 | About casualties: 15 | Last hour: 0

Markle And Harry Foundation Donates To Flood Victims In Nigeria2022-10-28T21:23+0200.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle have been reported to have made donations to flood victims in Nigeria. The royals were alleged to have paid an undisclosed amount to UNICEF and Save the Children to be used as
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Markle And Harry Foundation Donates To Flood Victims In Nigeria2022-10-28T21:17+0200.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, , and Meghan Markle have been reported to have made donations to flood victims in Nigeria. The royals were alleged to have paid an undisclosed amount to UNICEF and Save the Children to be used as a relief to
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Fly President Buhari, Fly! By Achike Chude2022-10-28T10:16+0200.

He has gone again, our president, smiling and waving to us all from the airport tarmac and the window of his aeroplane. The wicked and nefarious killers and bandits in Benue state thought that they could derail his trip by committing more a
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Nigeria loses 90,000 houses to flood, records 500 deaths in 20222022-10-27T14:04+0200.

Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 12:58 PM by Segun Adeyemi Nigeria is currently facing one of the worst effects of natural disasters in a long while; The latest statistics have disclosed that Nigeria has suffered more casualties to flood th
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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),