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27 Jun 2016 description

Average to above-average rainfall continues to provide good growing conditions


  • The Intertropical Front continues its northward migration over the region and is located slightly north of its climatological position, resulting in aboveaverage rainfall over most of the region (Figures 1 and 4).

27 Jun 2016 description

Disease epidemics result in substantial ill health and loss of lives and therefore pose a threat to global health security, undermine socio-economic lives and destabilize societies.

26 Jun 2016 description

Lagos, Nigeria | AFP | Sunday 6/26/2016 - 20:36 GMT

Six people have been killed in villages on the outskirts of Lagos, police and the state government said on Sunday, blaming "suspected militants" from the Niger Delta.

The Lagos State government said police had started an "aggressive manhunt for suspected militants" after the attacks in the Igbo-Olomu and Ishawo areas of the eastern suburb of Ikorodu on Friday.

26 Jun 2016 description
report Reuters - AlertNet

Troops, supported by members of a grassroots security force, conducted raids in 15 villages on Sunday

LAGOS, June 26 (Reuters) - Nigeria's army on Sunday said it had freed more than 5,000 people held by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram during an operation over the weekend in the northeast of the country.

24 Jun 2016 description

IOM firmly believes in humane and orderly migration for all and all data reported through the flow monitoring aims to inform and highlight a migratory phenomenon in an area with dangers for migrants (challenging climate, dangerous road conditions, vulnerability to trafficking/other exploitation/abuse). Proportionally, the flows measured by IOM in the Agadez region are heavily concentrated on the route to and from the Libyan border. Migrants going towards Libya represent 68% of recorded migrants while those coming from Libya to Niger represent 20%.

24 Jun 2016 description

Déclaration à la presse

Diffa, le 22 juin 2016

Au nom du Secrétaire Général des Nations Unies, je suis venu exprimer notre solidarité au peuple et aux autorités nigériens et à la communauté humanitaire tout entière, à la suite des récentes attaques de Boko Haram contre la ville de Bosso et le camp de déplacés de N’gagam.

Je présente mes condoléances les plus attristées aux familles éprouvées et souhaite un prompt rétablissement aux blesses, avec l’expression de ma profonde compassion et de ma très grande sympathie.