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Nigeria's worst floods in a decade have displaced over a million people

Posted on AllSides October 17th, 2022
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Afolabi Sotunde (Reuters)

Severe floods in Nigeria since September have caused the deaths of over 600 people and displaced 1.3 million from their homes, according to a government minister, in the most devastating episode of seasonal floods Nigeria has seen in a decade.

Heavy rains combined with poor urban planning have made parts of Nigeria more susceptible to flooding.

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