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Nigeria scaling up climate change adaptation efforts-Minister

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has announced measures being put in place to solve extreme climate change outcomes in Nigeria.

The Minister, Sadiya Umar Farouq made this known at a side event at Cop 27 on Wednesday, held in Sharm El Shiek Egypt where world stakeholders are meeting to proffer solutions to mitigate extreme climate changes.

She said that climate change-induced hydro-meteorological events were causing devastating humanitarian crises in Nigeria hence the urgent need to scale up climate change adaptation efforts.

“The Nigerian Government through the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development is scaling up climate change adaptation efforts in Nigeria so as to build community resilience and adaptation practices to mitigate and reduce the consequence of climate change.

Hajiya Sadiya said the conference brought together experts to harness and discuss good practices, programs and strategies that other countries were using to reduce vulnerabilities of Climate Change.

Writing by Hadiza Abdulrahman; Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu