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Nigeria: Nigeria: Large-scale floods affect close to two million people

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Nigeria
Following heavy rains that began in August, Nigeria’s two main rivers, the Niger and the Benue, burst their banks, leaving the country exposed to large-scale floods ever since. A state of national disaster has been declared in the four most-affected states of Kogi, Niger, Anambra and Delta. The Government of Nigeria announced that to date, some 200 people have died, a further 1,310 injured, and some two million people have

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