Niger

Niger - Floods (NOAA-CPC, FloodList, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 16 August 2021)

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  • Since mid-June, the rainy season has been affecting parts of Niger resulting in casualties and damage.

  • According to media, up to 64 people have died and 69,515 individuals have been affected. Heavy rainfall caused floods and landslides, destroying or damaging more than 5,100 houses. In Niamey, 6 people died on 10-11 August, after heavy rainfall-related incidents.

  • Moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast over southern and south-western Niger on 16-18 August.