Details of Disaster Information

Niger : Flood : 2012/07/22
GLIDE: FL-2012-000141-NER  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2012/07/22
Name Flood
Outline Heavy rains have caused flooding in various parts of Niger since the end of July 2012 as part of the rainy season. 80,000 people have been affected, most of them in the Dosso region in the Southwest.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • OCHA 2012/09/15
    525,471 people were affected and 81 were dead. More than 24,000 homes were destroyed.
  • Plan 2012/08/21
    Just two weeks ago, half a year’s worth of rain fell in the Dosso Region (140km from the capital) in just 24 hours destroying thousands of homes and leaving at least 75,000 people homeless.
  • OCHA 2012/08/15
    A government report said that 10,365 houses collapsed.