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03 Dec 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Le 24 novembre, 714 enfants et femmes ont été transférés par les autorités tchadiennes à leurs chefs de cantons d’origine.

  • Environ 333 hommes, femmes et enfants sont toujours retenus au lycée de Baga Sola dont le statut reste à être déterminé par les autorités compétentes.

  • A la date du 02 décembre 2016, 62 enfants suspectés d’association à un groupe armés ont été accueillis au CTO.

03 Dec 2016 description

Highlights

  • On 24 November, 714 children and women were transferred by the Chadian authorities to the leaders of their areas of origin (chef de canton).

  • Some 333 men, women and children are still being held at Baga Sola high school; the status of these people has yet to be determined by the competent authorities.

  • As at 2 December, 62 children suspected of association with an armed group have been brought to the CTO1 in Bol.

02 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • More than 4.6 million people in Nigeria’s Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states are experiencing acute food insecurity

  • IOM identifies nearly 198,900 IDPs in Cameroon’s Far North Region

  • Armed actors continues to attack civilians and security forces in the Lake Chad Basin region

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

02 Dec 2016 description
report IRIN

Mausi Segun | Senior Nigeria researcher at Human Rights Watch

Snatched schoolgirls and suicide bomb blasts have long been the enduring images of Nigeria’s Boko Haram conflict. But now the violence is represented by thousands of new faces: those of starving children.

Read the full article on IRIN

02 Dec 2016 description

This month’s update highlights children and armed conflict concerns and provides recommendations for the protection of children in the situations of Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Mali, as well as targeted recommendations for the forthcoming Open Debate on Human Trafficking in Conflict. The update also provides information regarding the status of the Working Group’s consideration of the Secretary-General’s report on the Central African Republic.

01 Dec 2016 description

ABUJA – More than 45,000 people received life-saving food or nutrition support in northeastern Nigeria in the last week through a new tactic by the World Food Programme (WFP) to reach those in the most remote, hard-to-access places hit by Boko Haram violence.

With support from UNICEF, WFP designed a Rapid Response Mechanism to supply food, nutrition and health support to people most in need in Borno and Yobe states by flying teams of specialists to remote areas where they stay up to six days. The assistance is then brought in by road.

01 Dec 2016 description

Global Overview NOVEMBER 2016

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.

01 Dec 2016 description

When Boko Haram entered Gwoza town in August 2014, Saratu and her husband gathered their family and fled for their lives. They left everything they owned: homes, farms and belongings.

Saratu and her family joined other families fleeing from the neigbourhood, and they travelled together on foot through the bush, often going without food and water for many days. For more than three months, the group could only move at night, terrified they would be spotted and either mistaken as militants or targeted by Boko Haram.

01 Dec 2016 description

Introduction

The Crisis Overview 2016: Humanitarian Trends and Risks for 2017, outlines the countries where needs are greatest, and growing, as we approach the end of 2016.

01 Dec 2016 description

In Numbers

  • 6.3 million people severely food insecure in areas affected by the conflict

  • 4 countries affected

  • 2.6 million people displaced, of which 1.8 million in Nigeria alone

  • 9.2 million people in need of assistance

Highlights

  • WFP provided food and nutrition support to 738,834 people in Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad in October.

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