National Disaster Risk Management Policy
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Nigeria continues to experience various devastating impacts of disasters that constrain development, cause loss of lives, damage to assets and negative environmental impacts.
From Human to technological and nature induced hazards, Nigeria has experienced loses of significant magnitudes, witnessing reoccurring floods, (2012 & 2018). Insurgency and terrorism, incidences of building collapse, Erosions, Ocean surges and more recently, Earth tremors, etc. Consequently, the vulnerability of people and assets has increased exponentially partly due to rise in temperature, extreme weather events exacerbated by global warming/climate change.

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