- Nigeria UNHCR Monthly Update June 2016 Issue #3
- FEWS NET Nigeria: Food Security Outlook - June 2016 to January 2017
- UNDP Emergency Livelihoods & Economic Recovery - North East Nigeria
Appeals & Funding
- 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
(Maiduguri, Abuja: 21 July 2016): On Thursday 21 July vital food supplies were transported to Banki in north-east Nigeria when a humanitarian convoy reached the town.
The World Food Program (WFP) team in Cameron delivered 30 metric tons of various life-saving food items. The food was received by the WFP team in Nigeria and immediately distributed to the 25,000 civilians living inside the town of Banki. An additional 700 kilograms of supplementary food for malnourished children was airlifted from the state capital Maiduguri to Banki on the same day.
22 July 2016 – In a cross-border humanitarian operation, a total of 31 metric tonnes of food and some non-food items have been distributed to about 15,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) in Banki, located in Nigeria's restive Borno state, near the border with Cameroon, the United Nations relief wing announced today.
The conflict in Borno State started in 2009 when Boko Haram launched attacks in Bauchi, Borno, Yobe and Kano. By 2014, Boko Haram controlled large swathes of territory in Borno State.
The situation remains stable in the Lac region, despite the resumption of military operations on the border with Nigeria and Niger.
The second report on humanitarian access in the Lac region concludes that overall, humanitarian access has been satisfactory for most partners during the second quarter 2016.
Since 2015, the Emergency Relief Coordinator has released more than US$80 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for life-saving assistance in response to Boko Haram-related violence.
Regional Protection Dialogue and Tripartite Meeting: Abuja 6-9, June 2016
242,179 arrivals by sea in 2016
published 07:30 CET 22 July
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015
The relative improvement of the security situation in Borno has enabled humanitarians to access areas that were previously cut off.
The humanitarian crisis in South Sudan, Somalia and countries in the Lake Chad basin is worsening due to the effects of El Nino and conflict in the region.
Today I announce that the Australian Government will provide a further $17.5 million to support people suffering from severe hunger and malnutrition, and those displaced from their homes and in need of protection from conflict.
La situation est restée globalement calme dans la région du Lac, malgré la reprise des opérations militaires à la frontière avec le Nigeria et le Niger.
Le deuxième rapport sur l’accès humanitaire dans la région du Lac souligne que l’accès humanitaire est globalement satisfaisant pour la plupart des partenaires.
La comunidad humanitaria trabaja a destajo para evaluar las necesidades de zonas antes controladas por Boko Haram, a las que no ha podido acceder durante dos años.
El Gobierno de Nigeria ha declarado el estado de emergencia nutricional: más de 600.000 niños padecen desnutrición aguda.
Madrid, 21 de julio de 2016
La situation sécuritaire dans la région de l’Extrême-Nord demeure précaire. Malgré les opérations de ratissage entreprises par les forces de défense, huit décès et douze blessés ont été enregistrés dans les départements du Mayo-Sava et Logone-et-Chari durant la semaine en revue.
FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT
- Crop prospects uncertain due to persisting rainfall deficits in many parts of the country
- Coarse grain prices continued upward trend of previous months, driven mostly by depreciation of local currency
- Food security situation deteriorated significantly in Borno State, due to impact of civil conflict
Crop prospects uncertain due to rainfall deficits in parts of the country
Trends of Sea Arrivals
Humanitarian community races to assess needs in areas cut off from aid for about two years
Commitments made at the World Humanitarian Summit are being transformed into an Action Plan.
Some 3.8 million people in the Lake Chad Basin are facing severe food insecurity in the current lean period.
Aid groups step up response to people in need across the Lake Chad Basin, where hunger and malnutrition are on the rise.
Heavy flooding triggered by torrential rains in Ghana, Chad and Niger.
Ebola outbreak is over in the three worst-hit West African countries.