The Great Flood

In 2012, Nigeria experienced unprecedented floods that affected more than 7.7 million people, 363 people were reported dead and more than 600,000 homes had been destroyed in over 32 states in Nigeria. 
Nigerian photographer August Udoh captures the disaster in this photo essay.



“Photography is important because as a Nigerian I observe we forget a lot of things, we forget where we come from,who we are, where we are heading to. We left behind a lot of our history hence why we have a lot of our society with identity problem, everybody is struggling to be someone else, so in order not to forget, I have a passion to remind the society of who we are through my photographs” – August Udoh











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