Because of Climate changeAnd It’s raining They can leave the underwater city African, it is the financial capital of Nigeria With a population of more than 14 million people.
The city is highly vulnerable to flooding, with the potential to be completely submerged in the next few decades due to Climate change.
Even in some coastal areas of the country African Floods have already been recorded in every rainy season, accompanied by human losses and material damage.
In 2019, at least 200,000 people were affected by the floods that hit the country AfricanUnfortunately, 158 people lost their lives. In 2020, 2 million people were affected and there were 69 deaths remaining.
Every year we witness how more and more of Nigeria is hit by floods. It’s a real problem, a real problem NigeriaNigeria Emergency Management Agency spokesperson Manzo Ezekiel told CNN on Monday, August 2, 2021, one of the causes brought about by climate change.
The city’s infrastructure is said to be unsuitable to cope with frequent natural disasters, which, if that were not enough, became more and more catastrophic.
Much of the city has no sewage system and drains are clogged.
We need a drainage system, monitor infrastructures, homes, how well can they adapt to recent environmental stresses? Much more needs to be done, and Nigeria must take appropriate climate action, in order to adapt to those affected who are already threatening our livelihood, says environmental expert Sifunmi.
An African city may be under water due to floods caused by climate change, however, one of the measures taken is a project aimed at addressing climate challenges, the project said is to build an artificial island in front of the coast, which will be protected from rising water by an eight-meter wall meters.
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