2 Million People Displaced in Nigeria Due to Floods – NEMA

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By Kasim Isa Muhammad 
The head of the Nigeria Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Ahmed, disclosed that 2.4 million people have been displaced as a result of the flood problem affecting different areas in the 2022 monsoon season.
The chairman of the commission revealed this on Monday in Abuja during the opening of a week-long meeting organized by the stakeholders of the commission.
The Citizen Reports learned that the participants of the meeting included the heads of the commission’s branches in the states of the country and other agencies that support the commission.
Mr. Ahmed said that the meeting which will train the officers of the agency on their duties – was organized at the same time that the country is recovering from the damage caused by the floods.
“Information shows that 662 people lost their lives, some 3,174 were injured, and 2,430,445 million were displaced as a result of the flood,” said Mr. Ahmed.
He added that thousands of houses were destroyed while many farms and properties were polluted as a result of the disaster.

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