|Event:|| FL Flood|
|Country:|| NGA Nigeria|
|Location:|| Katsina, nigeria|
|Date (YMD):|| 2018-7-13|
|Comments:|| As the rainy season is reaching its peak in Nigeria, different parts of the country have witnessed torrential rain falls in the last one month resulting in widespread flooding. On 13th?of July 2018, seven states of Katsina in the North West, Niger and Abuja FCT in the North Central, Yobe and Bauchi in the North East, Ogun and Ondo States in the South West have reported devastating floods affecting communities in their states.
As of ECHO Daily Flash 18 September: Nigeria - Flash Floods (DG ECHO, NEMA, media)
- Following recent large-scale floods, the Nigeria Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) declared a national disaster for the states of Kogi, Niger, Anambra, and Delta States. A Situation Room in Abuja and five territorial Emergency Operations Centers have been activated.
- The Nigerian Navy is conducting search and rescue operations in Kogi and Niger states in localities affected by the flood and rising water levels.
- The humanitarian community stands ready to help.|