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Nigeria: Heat Wave: 2002/06/11 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/06/11
Country or District Nigeria
Event Type Heat Wave
Outline More than 60 people have died within the last week from intense heat in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri.The death toll could be higher because many people bury their dead without reporting to medical authorities
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
BBC news 2002/06/11
Dead: at least 60 persons

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BBC news 2002/06/11
More than 60 people have died as a result of a heatwave.

yahoo!singapore news 2002/06/11
Heatwave kills more than 60 in Nigeria