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19 Jun 2017 description

Persistent instability in northern Mali, Boko Haram-related violence and insecurity in north-east Nigeria, and the impact of the conflict in the neighbouring Central African Republic continue to cause massive population displacements and hinder the return of displaced people to their homes. More than five million people across the Sahel region are facing the consequences of forced displacement.

08 Jun 2017 description

The security situation in south-eastern Niger remains a challenge for humanitarian actors. A slight increase in the number of attacks involving Boko Haram in the region has been observed with a total of nine attacks reported in May compared to six in April. Humanitarian access is sometimes limited along the Komadougou River following attacks or during military interventions. As of 31 May, more than 247, 000 people were still displaced in the Diffa region while 5,440 displaced people have returned to Bosso according to the regional authorities.

10 May 2017 description

The security situation in south-eastern Niger remains a challenge for humanitarian actors notwithstanding a drop trend in the number of attacks by Boko Haram observed since January. Ongoing military operations by the Nigerien Defense Forces and the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) and other security measures are restricting humanitarian access to areas along the Komadougou River. As of 30 April, more than 242, 000 people were still displaced in the Diffa region according to the regional authorities.

13 Apr 2017 description

The security situation in south-eastern Niger remains a challenge for humanitarian actors notwithstanding a drop in the number of attacks by Boko Haram in the last three months. Ongoing military operations by the Nigerien Defense Forces and the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) and other security measures are restricting humanitarian access to areas along the Komadougou River. As of 31 March, more than 242, 000 people were displaced in the Diffa region according to the regional authorities.

15 Mar 2017 description

La région de Diffa est confrontée depuis quelques années à des mouvements forcés de populations causés par les violences liées aux activités de Boko Haram dans le bassin du lac Tchad. Par ailleurs, plusieurs cas de victimes civiles ont été relevés dans les départements de Bosso, Diffa, Goudoumaria, Mainé Soroa et Nguigmi. Selon les données non exhaustives recueillies par les partenaires sur le terrain, on dénombre environ 455 personnes tuées, blessées ou enlevées depuis les premières attaques de Boko Haram au Niger en février 2015.