Disasters Charter: Flooding in Nigeria

September 14, 2010 at 3:33 pm | Posted in Space Law | Leave a comment

by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty

The Disasters Charter has been activated for flooding in Nigeria:

Flooding in Nigeria

Type of Event: Floods
Location of Event: Nigeria
Date of Charter Activation: 09/09/2010
Charter Requestor: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)
Project Management:

Description of the Event:
The flooding in Sokoto state, Nigeria is a result of the Goronyo dam failing after heavy rainfall, washing away settlements and farmlands in nine local council areas; Binji, Gudu, Lllela, Silame, Tangaza, Kware, Gwadabawa, Gada and Goronyo

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