Floods Situation Report No. 1 (as of 06 November 2012)

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 06 Nov 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.

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