UN Appeals for Funds to Help Victims of Nigeria Floods

The United Nations says Nigeria will need U.S.$38 million to help two million people made homeless by deadly floods that have ravaged the country.

Women with a dug-out canoe in front of their flooded homes in Toru-Orua in Sagbama.

  • Nigeria:  Sambo Urges Joint Action to Tackle Flood Disaster

    This Day, 12 November 2012

    The Vice-President, Namadi Sambo, has asked Nigerians to work with government in order to address the challenges posed by the recent flood disaster that hit most parts of the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Flood Displaced 700,000 in Anambra - Presidential Aide

    Vanguard, 12 November 2012

    Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Technical Matters, Dr. Akachukwu Nwankpo, has disclosed that 700,000 persons were displaced in the 60 communities which cut across ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Over 350 Hectares of Cassava Destroyed by Flood in Edo

    Vanguard, 11 November 2012

    The Edo North coordinator of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Alhaji Abdulahi Mohammed, has disclosed that over 350 hectares of cassava farm were destroyed by flood in ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Floods - Hardship, Anger Rage in Camps

    Leadership, 10 November 2012

    Recently, President Goodluck Jonathan announced that the federal government would assist states ravaged by flood with N17.6bn. In this report, HAMZAT BABA, Lokoja, KOLA NIYI-EKE, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Flood - Hope, Succour for the Afflicted

    This Day, 11 November 2012

    An untimely humanitarian crisis has rocked the once peaceful riverine communities of Delta and Bayelsa and some other states of the nation. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Flood - Minister Dispels Fears of Famine

    This Day, 11 November 2012

    Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, says crop loss resulting from the recent flood that affected many parts of the country is too infinitesimal to ... read more »