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09 Dec 2016 description

46% OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED HOUSEHOLDS IN NEWLY ACCESSIBLE SITES HAVE PROTECTION RISKS AND NEEDS

OVERVIEW

01 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

31 October 2016

Highlights

• As of end of October 2016, there are 123,293 people displaced by the Nigerian crisis in Chad’s Lac region. Three additional sites were discovered this month.

• A Hepatitis E outbreak has been reported in the Salamat Region. A total of 128 cases, including 20 positive cases (16% positivity rate) and 2 deaths (1.6% case-fatality) were registered in Amtiman, the main city of Salamat Region.

30 Nov 2016 description

20 November 2016

3.7 MILLION
IN NEED OF HEALTH ASSISTANCE 2016
1.8 MILLION
INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS
2.6 MILLION
2016 TARGET BY HEALTH SECTOR
1,799,506
BORNO STATE POLIO VACCINATED CHILDREN

Highlights

25 Nov 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • There are a growing number of refugees (approximately 26,000) in the Far North Region who have not been registered and who reside within communities. These refugees are unable to receive assistance, and are increasing the burden on already fragile state systems and community resources.

  • The Representative of UNICEF with the deputy (Member of Parliament) from Lom and Djerem Department (Eastern region) visited the isolated areas of the East to meet with the refugee communities and raise awareness on the issue of early marriage.

22 Nov 2016 description

Sécurité

La situation sécuritaire dans la région de l’Extrême-Nord a été marquée par les incursions de Boko Haram dans un village près de Waza, dans le département du Logone et Chari la nuit 17 novembre, causant la mort de deux personnes déplacées internes.

12 Nov 2016 description

12 November 2016

3.7 MILLION
IN NEED OF HEALTH ASSISTANCE 2016
1.8 MILLION
INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS
2.6 MILLION
2016 TARGET BY HEALTH SECTOR
1,799,506 *
BORNO STATE POLIO VACCINATED CHILDREN

HIGHLIGHTS

10 Nov 2016 description

New Report ‘Transitioning from the MDGs to the SDGs’ Calls for Collaboration to ‘Deliver as One’*

09 Nov 2016 description

WHO has donated lifesaving medical supplies to three health sector partners responding to the emergency health needs of internally displaced people (IDPs) in Borno State, Nigeria.

05 Nov 2016 description

5 November 2016

3.7 MILLION
IN NEED OF HEALTH ASSISTANCE 2016
1.8 MILLION
INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS
2.6 MILLION
2016 TARGET BY HEALTH SECTOR
1,799,506 *
BORNO STATE POLIO VACCINATED CHILDREN

Highlights

HEALTH SECTOR

04 Nov 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• UNICEF, in conjunction with the Ministry of Health, is undertaking a SMART nutrition survey in the Northern and Eastern regions of Cameroon. This is the first time a nutrition survey will take place in Logone and Chari departments since 2013.

• The most neglected crisis facing Cameroon is the continued presence of 259,145 refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) in the East and Adamawa regions.

31 Oct 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch

(Abuja, October 31, 2016) – Government officials and other authorities in Nigeria have raped and sexually exploited women and girls displaced by the conflict with Boko Haram, Human Rights Watch said today.

28 Oct 2016 description

Highlights

  • Shortage of funds will force WFP to reduce the size of food rations to C.A.R refugees to 30 percent of the initial value, starting from October. This will allow WFP to continue food assistance up to end-year. However, urgent funding is needed to restore full assistance and ensure that refugees’ food and nutrition needs are adequately met.

28 Oct 2016 description

28 October 2016

3.7 MILLION
IN NEED OF HEALTH ASSISTANCE 2016
1.89 MILLION
INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS
2.6 MILLION
2016 TARGET BY HEALTH SECTOR
1,709,581
BORNO STATE POLIO VACCINATED CHILDREN

Highlights

26 Oct 2016 description

21 October 2016

3.7 MILLION
IN NEED OF HEALTH ASSISTANCE 2016
1.9* MILLION
INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS
2.6 MILLION
2016 TARGET BY HEALTH SECTOR
1,709,581
BORNO STATE POLIO VACCINATED CHILDREN

Highlights

  • 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.

26 Oct 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • 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).

25 Oct 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Key priorities highlighted by the Inter-Ministerial Task Force (IMTF) for emergency response in the north east are food, nutrition, primary health care, WASH, education, recovery and resettlement with livelihood support.

  • In total 105,285 children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) have been admitted to therapeutic feeding programmes in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states, reaching 26 per cent of the target for 2016 (398,188).

19 Oct 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • High levels of malnutrition, malaria and spread of communicable diseases in newly accessible areas in North East Nigeria are the main health risks. With detection of fourth case of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) in Monguno in Borno State on 4 October, further spread of polio virus is a significant public health concern.

  • UNICEF in collaboration with partners has achieved 42 per cent, 79 per cent and 51 per cent of access to water, sanitation and hygiene promotion targets, respectively.

16 Oct 2016 description
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1. Overview

This report contains the preliminary results of rapid health care assessments in Borno State. The aim was to provide a rapid understanding of the capacity of health services to meet minimum standards of care. The results will be used to prioritize where resources and technical support are most urgently required.

2. Methodology

14 Oct 2016 description
  • 3.7 MILLION IN NEED OF HEALTH ASSISTANCE
  • 2.2 MILLION INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS
  • 2.6 MILLION TARGETED BY THE HEALTH SECTOR
  • 1,709,581* POLIO VACCINATED CHILDREN

**HIGHLIGHTS **