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Flooding in Western and Central Africa

Flooding in Western and Central Africa
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Flooding in Western and Central Africa

Acquired October 19, 2012, and October 26, 2011, these images compare conditions in northeastern Nigeria and neighboring countries, all affected by flooding in 2012.

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Flooding in Nigeria
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Flooding in Nigeria

Satellite images show stark changes around the confluence of the Niger and Benue Rivers, in a region where more than a million people have been displaced in 2012.

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Flooding in Southern Nigeria
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Flooding in Southern Nigeria

Acquired October 11, 2012, and October 8, 2010, these images compare conditions near the confluence of the Benue and Niger Rivers in southern Nigeria. Floods struck the region in 2012.

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Flooding in Northern Cameroon
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Flooding in Northern Cameroon

These images from September 18, 2011, and September 17, 2012, compare conditions in northern Cameroon, which experienced severe flooding in September 2012.

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Flooding in Nigeria
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Flooding in Nigeria

Acquired September 8, 2012, and September 23, 2009, these false-color images compare conditions along the Benue River, which flooded in 2012.

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