Nigeria — Flood Flash Report — Adamawa State (24 August 2022)
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Period CoveredAug 16 2022
Aug 22 2022
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With the onset of the rainy season in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Adamawa, varying degrees of damages have been reported in communities in the LGAs Shelleng and Numan. Heavy rainfalls, accompanied by strong winds have caused flooding that has led to serious damages to shelters and infrastructures.
Between 16 and 22 August 2022, IOM’s DTM programme carried out assessments to ascertain the level of damage sustained in these sites due to heavy windstorms and rainfall. Overall, two communities in Numan and Shelleng LGAs were assessed. The worst-hit of the assessed sites was Imburu, a community in Imburu ward of Numan LGA, where a heavy rainstorm with floods damaged 63 shelters, aﬀecting an estimated 621 individuals.