Nigeria battles its worst floods in years, killing hundreds

Nigeria battles its worst floods in years, killing hundreds

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Nigeria battles its worst floods in years, killing hundreds” – below is their description.

More than 300 people have died and 100,000 others have been displaced in the worst floods to hit Nigeria in 10 years, according to the National Emergency Management Agency. Nearly all of the country’s 36 states have been affected and authorities are warning that torrential rains could cause dams to burst, putting more people at risk.

Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Jigawa State, Nigeria.

Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe

Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish

Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera

Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/

Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/

@AljazeeraEnglish

#Aljazeeraenglish

#News #Nigeria #Floods #Flood #Flooding #ClimateChange #climate #rains

Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.


About This Source - Al Jazeera English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera is a Qatari state-funded broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Recent from Al Jazeera English:

What’s behind North Korea’s latest missile tests? I Inside Story

Sudan: Floods leave 80,000 families in need of assistance

Dangerous arsenic levels lurking in Californian town’s water

In This Story: Nigeria

Nigeria, an African country on the Gulf of Guinea, has many natural landmarks and wildlife reserves. Protected areas such as Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park have waterfalls, dense rainforest, savanna and rare primate habitats. One of the most recognizable sites is Zuma Rock, a 725m-tall monolith outside the capital of Abuja that’s pictured on the national currency.

2 Recent Items: Nigeria

Nigeria not ready to let go of its oil reserves

Nigeria’s palm oil industry shows signs of slow growth

Leave a Comment

We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.