Over a span of 20 years, Nigeria has witnessed a significant increase in building collapse that has resulted in loss of lives and livelihoods, as well as the displacement of families. The country ranked number one in building collapse Africa.
Flooding is one of the most prevalent and devastating disasters in Nigerian cities. In 2010, approximately 1550 people died and 258,000 displaced by 19 flood events. Attention to the issue is increasing in Nigeria, with a view to reducing vulnerability.
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