Niamey, the capital of Niger is seriously flooded these days. The city authorities have also issued flood warning and have ordered thousands of people to relocate from their homes. Most of the people have taken shelter in schools while most of them have no place to live.
In Niger, the rainy season has commenced since June and 40 people have reported dead till now
Flooding frequently occurred in Niger. Since the commencement of rainy season in June, almost 40 people have reported dead. In many parts of the country, floods and rains have also destroyed infrastructure. Roads are cut in many parts while livestock has lost.
Earlier, in May, the UN issued warning that 106,000 people in the country are on verge of risk. Many people are in desperate state. They have no place to reside. One of resident from western suburb of Niamey told, “Where can we go? We’ve lost our home, our money and our clothes.”
Last year, floods have destroyed tens of thousands of people while killed dozens. Mainly, the desert regions of Agadez and Tahoua were the major hit zones.
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