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21 Nov 2018 description

Within the period of 5 – 11 November 2018, a total of 3,966 movements were recorded, including 3,110 arrivals and 856 departures. Arrivals were recorded at locations in Askira Uba, Bama, Chibok, Damboa, Dikwa, Gomboru/Ngala, Gubio, Gwoza, Hawul, Jere, Kaga, Konduga, Mafa, Magumeri, MMC, Mobbar, and Monguno Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Borno state, and locations in Demsa, Dumna, Girei, Guyuk, Hong, Lafiya, Lamurde, Madagali, Maiha, Mayo Belwa, Michika, Mubi North, Mubi South, Numan, Yola North, and Yola South LGAs of Adamawa state.

21 Nov 2018 description

For many smallholder farmers in northeastern Nigeria, food production typically halts or slows during the dry season ranging October to April. To spur cultivation during this critical period – ensuring food availability beyond the rainy season harvests and into the lean season – FAO is supporting an estimated 564 000 people with crop seed and fertilizer.

20 Nov 2018 description

Key developments in the week of November 11th include the layered insecurity in Mali, the unpredictability of the recent Boko Haram activity in Nigeria, the instability in CAR and the DRC, and large protests in North Africa.

20 Nov 2018 description
report Plan International

Overview

This new Lake Chad Programme Strategy (2018 - 2023) outlines Plan International’s bold ambition to transform the life of girls and their families in the Lake Chad Region. It moves beyond a humanitarian vision towards a full spectrum programme, working at the nexus of humanitarian and development efforts to promote children’s rights and gender equality.

20 Nov 2018 description

QUENTIN WODON, CHATA MALE, CLAUDIO MONTENEGRO, HOA NGUYEN, AND ADENIKE ONAGORUWA

BACKGROUND TO THE SERIES

20 Nov 2018 description

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Ravina Shamdasani
Location: Geneva
Date: 20 November 2018

Cameroon

20 Nov 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Abuja, 20 November 2018 - UNICEF today called on global leaders to commit to doing more to fulfil children’s rights, as the world marked International World Children’s Day.

The call came with a global request asking individual to sign a global online petition asking for ‘children to be put back on the agenda.’

20 Nov 2018 description

Highlights

  • 23 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 18th November 2018 in Borno State
  • No death was reported

Epidemiological Summary

20 Nov 2018 description

Highlights:

  • 3 new suspected cases were reported on 18th from 2 LGAs (Damaturu and Gulani)
  • 3 additional sample were collected and tested using RDT and result was positive
  • 0 death was reported.

Epidemiological Summary:

19 Nov 2018 description

Blog Post by John Campbell

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from November 10 to 16, 2018. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents will be included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

(Last week, November 9: Nigerian soldiers killed two Boko Haram commanders in Damboa, Borno)

19 Nov 2018 description

Child marriage in West and Central Africa is one of the biggest challenges in the region and has enormous adverse effects on education, health, including sexual and reproductive health, and on the overall development of adolescents and youth. This brochure provides recent data and analysis of child marriage in the region.

19 Nov 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 53 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

19 Nov 2018 description

Highlights

  • The Health Sector response plan under HRP-2019 has been finalized including 15 projects, owned by 12 partners and with the total financial requirements of US$ 73.7 million to support 4.9 million people across Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states.

19 Nov 2018 description

Highlights:

  • 1 new suspected cases were reported from Damaturu.

  • 1 additional sample were collected and tested using RDT and result was positive

  • 0 death was reported.

Epidemiological Summary:

19 Nov 2018 description

Highlights

  • 15 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 17 the November 2018 in Borno State
  • No death was reported

Epidemiological Summary

19 Nov 2018 description

Key findings

  • A large majority of migrants are men (88%).

  • 7% of observed migrants at Flow Monitoring Points are minors.

  • 147,528 migrants (46,165 incoming and 101,363 outgoing) were observed at Flow Monitoring Points, representing an average of 194 migrants per day.

  • The majority of outgoing migrants (51%) indicated their intention to travel to Algeria,
    Mauritania or Libya, while 34 per cent intended to travel to Europe, particularly to Italy and Spain.

19 Nov 2018 description
report The Global Fund

19 November 2018

MAPUTO, Mozambique – The Global Fund joined partners at the launch of the World Malaria Report 2018 with a call to increase investments and renew efforts to accelerate progress in the fight against malaria in high burden countries.

The report by WHO shows that after more than a decade of unprecedented decline of malaria, reductions have stalled and, in some countries, the disease is on the rise.

19 Nov 2018 description

THE CHILDREN OF THE LAKE CHAD CRISIS

'Here in Dar es Salam [camp], we have food to eat, we go to school, we play with friends, we feel safe. When I get older, I would like to become a doctor to look after sick people.' - Aisha Mahamadou. View original

MILLIONS OF BOYS AND GIRLS ARE AT RISK - IN CHAD, WE FIND STORIES OF HOPE AND REDEMPTION ON THE EDGE OF ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST-PRESSING HUMANITARIAN SITUATIONS