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The specific research objective seeks to assess the dimensions of neighbourhood characteristics that influence flood susceptibility in Kosofe, a suburban coastal community in Lagos, Nigeria.
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With records of heat and its impacts lacking in Nigeria, Carbon Brief speaks to doctors, farmers and meteorologists about how this episode of extreme weather is affecting the country.
Carbon Brief
waste plastic bottles and other types of plastic waste at the Thilafushi waste disposal site
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When it rains heavily in Lagos, the torrents of water gushing down streets and sidewalks sweep up disposable drinks cups, plastic bottles and packaging and dump them into the coastal city's drains and waterways.w
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Crop index insurance tool
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This study contributes to filling the gaps on the uptake of index insurance and provide guidance to policymakers in their approach to mitigating the effects of climate change on crop production in Nigeria.
Waste laying on the streets in Nigeria. Yellow tricycles pass the waste along the road.
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In the face of climate change, YouthADAPT Challenge Winner Ecobarter helps vulnerable urban communities in Nigeria lower flood risk through sustainable waste management.
Global Center on Adaptation
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This study unveils diverse disaster risk trends and patterns, revealing variations in hazards, vulnerability, and coping capacity across African countries by utilizing the INFORM risk model data spanning from 2012 to 2022
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The frequency of natural disasters in Nigeria links to climate change which may need to " re-examine some fundamentally new and more efficient approach to disaster management".
Inter Press Service International Association
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This paper explores the health and economic perspectives of the floods and examines Nigeria’s preparedness for future recurrences.

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