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11 Apr 2016 description

The security situation in south-eastern Niger continues to deteriorate due to a growing number of attacks by Boko Haram. Since the first Boko Haram attack on the Nigerien territory in February 2015 to date, several other incursions have been reported in the region. These attacks have caused the internal displacement of thousands of people. As a consequence, the humanitarian needs in the region have increased, in a context characterized by limited resources for an adequate response and by localized access challenges.

06 Apr 2016 description

4.5 MILLION DISPLACED PERSONS (Refugees, IDPs, Returnees)

These maps show displacements of populations in the Sahel due to ongoing regional crises, including Boko Haram-related violence in northeast Nigeria, the conflict in the neighbouring Central African Republic, and the unrest in northern Mali.

24 Mar 2016 description

The security situation in south-eastern Niger continues to deteriorate due to a growing number of attacks by Boko Haram. Since the first Boko Haram attack on the Nigerien territory in February 2015 to date, several other incursions have been reported in the region. These attacks have caused the internal displacement of thousands of people. As a consequence, the humanitarian needs in the region have increased, in a context characterized by limited resources for an adequate response and by localized access challenges.

11 Mar 2016 description

The security situation in South Eastern Niger continues to deteriorate due to a growing number of attacks by Boko Haram. On 6 February 2015, the armed group Boko Haram attacked Niger for the first time, with an incursion in Bosso. Several other incursions occured in the Diffa region during the period February 2015 to February 2016. As a consequence, thousands of people displaced, with humanitarian needs that are barely met due to limited access by humanitarian organizations.