Niger

Niger - Floods (NOAA-CPC, FloodList, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 03 August 2021)

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  • Heavy rainfall in Niger since mid-June has caused extensive floods, resulting in casualties.

  • According to media reports, at least 35 people died and 24 were injured due to floods or heavy rain-related accidents. Maradi (southern Niger), Agadez (northern Niger) and Niamey (south-western Niger) are most affected.

  • Up to 2,500 houses have been destroyed and 50 schools damaged. More than 26,530 people have been affected by floods and heavy rainfall.

  • Moderate rainfall is forecast over southern and western Niger, including Maradi Region and Niamey Capital City.