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Geohazard Risk Mapping Initiative presentation
On 26 May 2022, “Improving flood preparedness for communities in Nigeria through the provision of early warning maps” was presented at the Ignite Stage during the Global Platform 2022.
Geohazard Risk Mapping Initiative United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Nigerian pastoralist with cows in the background
Pastoralists in the Sahel are adapting to the impacts of growing insecurity and climate change through extended periods of migration. Increased pastoral mobility also leads to greater risks of zoonotic disease spillovers.
London School of Economics and Political Science, the
Young people wearing face mask using mobile phone keeping social distance
Social media played an important role in driving public engagement with Covid health measures in Lagos, Nigeria; while enabling authorities and researchers to collect near-real-time data – used to ensure campaigns respond quickly to public concerns.
Conversation Media Group, the

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National policies and plans


The National Disaster Management Framework (NDMF) provides a mechanism that serves as a regulatory guideline for effective and efficient disaster management in Nigeria.

Some of the framework's objectives are:

- Establish functional disaster management

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The National Disaster Response Plan (NDRP) establishes a process and structure for the systematic, coordinated, and effective delivery of Federal assistance, to address the consequences of any major disaster or emergency declared by the President of the

Nigeria - government

This document sets out the preparedness and response plan of the Nigerian Primary Health Care System for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). It outlines the planning scenarios, key areas of work and priority activities required for the Primary Health

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Risk and governance profile(s)


This climate risk profile is intended to serve as a public good to facilitate upstream country diagnostics, policy dialogue, and strategic planning by providing comprehensive overviews of trends and projected changes in key climate parameters, sector

World Bank, the
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the 2013-15 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
National Emergency Management Agency (Nigeria)