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Nigeria: NEMA urges Nigerians to prepare for effects of climate change

4 Feb 2015, Guardian Newspapers Ltd.

With the increasingly variant weather patterns, NEMA is seeking to build disaster risk management and preparedness among Nigerians. 'We are collaborating with six Nigerian universities for capacity development in disaster risk management, mainstreaming disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation into basic and post basic education curricula'...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)
  • Website:http://www.nema.gov.ng/
  • Contact:Deputy Director/Head
  • Phone:+234 941 376 40 +234 803 255 5372


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)
  • Website:http://www.nema.gov.ng/
  • Contact:Deputy Director/Head
  • Phone:+234 941 376 40 +234 803 255 5372
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1983 3,000,000
Flood 2010 1,500,200
Flood 1994 580,000
Flood 1988 300,000
Flood 2003 210,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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