Nigeria’s rains have turned into a flood disaster: 4.4 million people affected

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The United Nations (UN) announced that 4.4 million people were affected by floods caused by heavy rains in Nigeria this year and 2.4 million people were displaced.

In a statement made by the Nigerian Office of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), it was stated that floods caused by heavy rains in the country this year caused many losses of life and property.

It was reported that 4.4 million people were affected by floods in the country and 2.4 million people were displaced due to floods.



Floods caused by heavy rains caused damage to 676 hectares of land.

More than 600 people lost their lives

The Nigerian government announced that more than 600 people had lost their lives in floods caused by the rains that have continued in the country since May.

Climate change and environmental experts had warned that 53 million people in the country faced the danger of flooding.

 

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