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: 221 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.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Articles: 63 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Human population is 8 billion strong: Where does it leave space and re ... 2022-11-28T07:50+0100.

Even on a slowing basis, the world has generated a population of 8 billion human beings as of the middle of November 2022. It will continue to grow to an estimated 10.4 billion people by 2100. With so many people teeming about, in India and
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In war-torn states hurt by climate, scant hope for new funds2022-11-22T07:39+0100.

The conflict devastated the country, created one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises and over the years, turned into a regional proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran. More than 150,000 people have been killed, including over 14,500 c
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ActionAid hails loss and damage fund outcome at COP272022-11-21T14:12+0100.

A decision at COP27 to establish a loss and damage fund for communities living on the front lines of climate disasters has been hailed as a victory by climate justice organisation, ActionAid. After three decades of climate negotiations, the
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ActionAid hails loss and damage fund outcome at COP27 as victory for p ... 2022-11-21T00:55+0100.

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt: A decision at COP27 to establish a loss and damage fund for communities living on the front lines of climate disasters has been hailed a victory by climate justice organisation ActionAid. After three decades of clima
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),