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Countries in Africa
photo by Oxfam International -The river Niger exceeds its banks - https://www.flickr.com/photos/oxfam/8006491156 -CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Niger develops a national database on floods

25 Jul 2014, IBIMET-CNR; Niger - gov; Politecnico di Torino

The development of a floods database will contribute to a more effective decision-making in terms of assessment, prevention and risk reduction and a better understanding of the processes and impacts of flooding...


General Facts
  • Population: 922 million (2005)
  • Density: 30 per sq km
  • Total Area: 30,250 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
*: reported


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