Overall Green alert Drought for Nigeria-2022
in Nigeria

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 6 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015792
Name: Nigeria-2022
Countries: Nigeria
Start Date: End of Apr 2022
Duration: 228 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 137570 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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The United Nations (UN) says about 3.6 billion people across the world are confronted with inadequate access to water at least once a month every year. The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said this in its 2021 state of global water
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La Conferenza delle Nazioni Unite sui Cambiamenti Climatici del 2022 (COP27) si è tenuta in un anno caratterizzato da pesanti impatti climatici e da una serie di sfide umanitarie, dalle guerre su diversi fronti e una ripresa economica non u
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Cop27: otto sfide su cui dovremo investire nei prossimi anni2022-11-29T14:45+0100.

La Conferenza delle Nazioni Unite sui Cambiamenti Climatici del 2022 (COP27) si è tenuta in un anno caratterizzato da pesanti impatti climatici e da una serie di sfide umanitarie, dalle guerre su diversi fronti e una ripresa economica non u
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Challenges of climate change, water systems degradation, food insecuri ... 2022-11-29T11:45+0100.

BY TEMITOPE AGBOTOBA. Severe environmental degradation, natural hazards and climate change have forced the global community to recognise that a great relationship exists between humans, biodiversity and environmental health. Nigeria is one
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),