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Disaster Services — 18 October, 2022

Nigeria Floods 2022 Size-up

Nigeria Floods 2022 have been sized-up.

Context: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.

GDACS / Copernicus GloFAS

Size-up Details

Event Name:Nigeria Floods 2022
GDACS Alert Lvl:2.5 (Red)
Location:Lokoja and Koji State, Nigeria
Geographic Scope: Region
Estimated Humanitarian Impact: 1,303,000 displaced
Estimated Duration:Weeks to months
Event Scope: Major
Local Contacts:Unique Mappers
Anticipated Needs: Basemap Improvement
Request(s):There are no requests from partners currently
Need for Activation: Likely
Active Orgs: HOT and Unique Mappers Network
Lead Orgs: Unique Mappers Network Nigeria