Floods Situation Report No. 1 (as of 06 November 2012)
Nigeria is currently experiencing the worst flooding in more than 40 years.
Between July and the end of October, 7,705,378 people have been affected by the floods and 2,157,419 have registered as IDPs at some moment; 363 people are reported dead, more than 618,000 houses have been damaged or destroyed; 33 States out of 36 are affected.
Floods are now slowly receding.
A Presidential Committee on Flood relief and Rehabilitation was established, which includes members of the private sector. The President announced $110 million of federal funds.
Based on the result of an Interagency assessment in 14 most affected states, the humanitarian community has presented an initial $38 million plan.
To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.