Nigeria: Floods - Sep 2013

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Heavy rains and floods starting in mid-July 2013 affected more than 81,500 people across Nigeria. Almost 8,000 people were displaced and more than 6,500 homes were damaged. As of 11 Sep 2013, 19 deaths had been recorded. At at least 2,217 farmlands were destroyed by flooding. The most affected states were Zamfara, Kogi, and Bauchi. (OCHA, 11 Sep 2013)

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