- Nigeria UNHCR Monthly Update September 2016 Issue #6
- UNICEF Weekly Humanitarian Situation Report No.6, 6 - 12 October 2016
- WHO/Gov Northeast Nigeria Response: Borno State Health Sector Bulletin #02
Appeals & Funding
- UNHCR Scale-up Response Plan for Northeast Nigeria Supplementary Appeal, August - December 2016
- Lake Chad Basin Emergency Response 1 Jul–30 Sep 2016
- Lake Chad Basin Emergency: Humanitarian Needs and Response Overview 2016 (May 2016)
- 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan
- Nigeria Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP): Jan-Dec 2016
Round XI of the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) reports 1.8 million people displaced across Adamawa, Borno, Gombe and Yobe states, with a further 300,000 displaced to other areas across Nigeria. As the Nigerian Armed Forces drive out Boko Haram insurgents, people are beginning to move back towards their areas of origin. However, rather than moving back to their farms, they are gathering in Local Government Area headquarters, where they feel relatively safe from BH attacks.
The WHO wants to see a worldwide switch from the traditional "live" oral polio vaccine
By Tom Miles
GENEVA, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Two companies making vaccines to help the world eradicate polio are failing to produce enough, so many countries should prepare to give lower doses to make stocks last, a group of experts has advised the World Health Organization.
Read the full story by Reuters.
FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT
Crop prospects favourable due to adequate rainfall since beginning of cropping season
Prices of millet and sorghum remained mostly stable in recent months
Continued assistance required to improve access to food and protect livelihoods of food insecure and vulnerable people, including refugees and returnees
Cereal production expected to recover in 2016
107.2 M required for 2016 28.9 M contributions received, representing 27% of requirements 78.3 M funding gap for the Nigeria Situation
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This bulletin examines trends in staple food and fuel prices, the cost of the basic food basket and consumer price indices for 70 countries in the third quarter of 2016 (July to September). The maps on pages 6–7 disaggregate the impact analysis to sub-national level.
21,294 Persons arriving by sea in August 2016.
115,068 Persons arriving by sea in 2016 (as of 31 August).
16,863 Unaccompanied and Separated Children (UASC) arrived by sea in 2016 (as of 31 August).
72,470 Asylum applications in 2016, including from sea and other arrivals (as of 31 August).
40% Average EU protection rate of top nationalities arriving by sea in Italy between January and August 2016.
by Alex Fielding
Harvests are in progress throughout the region and an above-average production is expected
From early July until early October, the West Africa region has mostly received average to above-average rains that are well-distributed (Figures 1 and 2); the resulting adequate moisture conditions have met the various crops’ water requirements throughout the growing period.
This map illustrates satellite-detected areas of displaced persons shelters in the Sangaya settlement, Borno state, Nigeria, and in the surrounding town of Dikwa. UNITAR-UNOSAT analysis of satellite imagery acquired 29 September 2016 revealed a total of 433 shelters and 54 infrastructure and support buildings within the Sangaya compound and a total of 2,259 shelters scattered in the surrounding town. A density analysis has been performed to highlight the most dense shelters areas (Sangaya settlement included), ranging from 400 to 10,500 shelters per square kilometer.
I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
21 October 2016
IN NEED OF HEALTH ASSISTANCE 2016
INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS
2016 TARGET BY HEALTH SECTOR
BORNO STATE POLIO VACCINATED CHILDREN
18 Health Sector Partners are partially supporting the State Ministry of Health (SMOH) through 172 of the health facilities in Borno State, representing 27% of the total health facilities.
SUIVI DE LA REPONSE HUMANITAIRE 2016
The national SMART nutritional survey conducted in August-September 2016 reveals global acute malnutrition (GAM) rates of 11.9% and severe acute malnutrition (SAM) rate of 2.6%, which are above the alert and emergency thresholds, respectively.
Since January, 127,596 children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) have been admitted for therapeutic care, reaching 66% of the fixed annual target (193,943).