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25 Sep 2017 description
  • September 16: Gunmen killed three in Lokoja, Kogi.

  • September 17: Boko Haram killed five in Magumeri, Borno.

  • September 17: Kidnappers abducted five in Akoko South-West, Ondo.

  • September 18: Three suicide bombers killed themselves and fifteen others in Konduga, Borno. Boko Haram was suspected.

  • September 18: Pirates kidnapped five in Calabar, Cross River.

  • September 18: A cult clash resulted in six deaths in Lagos Island, Lagos.

25 Sep 2017 description

SITUATION

  • Poverty and armed conflict in parts of Nigeria contribute to high levels of food insecurity and chronic malnutrition. As of August 2017, conflict in northeastern Nigeria had displaced more than 1.7 million people within the country and forced nearly 205,000 people to flee into neighboring Cameroon, Chad and Niger, straining food resources in the region.

25 Sep 2017 description

Response to Corporate Emergencies
January - June 2017

Level 3 Emergency

South Sudan

WFP continues to provide vital humanitarian assistance to hard-to-reach locations across South Sudan. WFP conducted 1,314 airdrops delivering 36,263 mt of humanitarian cargo.

Syria

25 Sep 2017 description

Chad is facing interconnected humanitarian crises in a context of chronic poverty and low economic development. The security situation in neighboring countries has led to large population movements into Chad, as well as internal displacement for several years.

25 Sep 2017 description

Le Tchad fait face à des crises humanitaires interconnectées, dans un contexte de pauvreté chronique et de faible développement économique. La situation sécuritaire dans les pays voisins a entrainé d’importants mouvements de personnes vers le Tchad, ainsi que des déplacements internes depuis plusieurs années.

25 Sep 2017 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 24 Sep 2017): 103,273
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 24 Sep 2016): 131,088
Total arrivals 1 Sep - 24 Sep 2017: 4,146
Total arrivals 1 Sep - 24 Sep 2016: 16,020
Average daily arrivals in September 2017 so far: 173
Average daily arrivals in August 2017: 126
Dead and missing in 2017 (as of 24 Sep): 2,561
Dead and missing in 2016 (as of 24 Sep): 3,498
Dead and missing in 2016: 5,096

25 Sep 2017 description

SYNOPSIS OF HURRICANE MARIA

Maria, the 13th named hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season, became a category 5 hurricane near the Leeward Islands on Monday September 18 th, 2017. Hurricane Maria impacted Dominica at approximately 9:35pm on September 18 th as an extremely strong hurricane with wind speeds of 155 mph. Maria then impacted Antigua and Barbuda, Montserrat and St. Kitts and Nevis on September 19th, 2017 and the Virgin Islands September 19 – 20, 2017.

25 Sep 2017 description
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171 projects in 39 countries – last year, Kolping International was able to support vocational training, agriculture, micro credit, and water projects with over 11 million euro. The donations by private donors increased significantly, amounting to nearly 7.3 million Euro – that’s an increase of over 20% compared with last year.

25 Sep 2017 description
report European Union

In August, there were approximately 12 200 detections of illegal border crossings on the four main migratory routes into the EU as the number of migrants arriving in Italy fell by almost two-thirds from the previous month. Meanwhile, Spain continued to see the heavy migratory pressure.

The total number of detections on the four main migratory routes in the first eight months of 2017 fell by two-thirds from the same period of last year to approximately 142 700.

Central Mediterranean

25 Sep 2017 description
report Monaco Red Cross

The Monaco Red Cross is launching an appeal for solidarity to help curb one of the widest food crises which is currently rife in Africa

25 Sep 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

Maiduguri, NIGERIA – Yana, 25, was three months pregnant when she fell sick with cholera just days ago. “I was already suffering, but then I started bleeding, and the baby is gone now,” she told UNFPA in one of the tent wards for cholera patients at a displacement camp outside Maiduguri, the capital of Nigeria’s conflict-scarred Borno State.

25 Sep 2017 description

In Nigeria, while 1.7 million people are displaced in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states to flee violence between armed groups and the Nigerian army. A cholera outbreak has been detected in the northeast of the country.

The conflict has damaged or destroyed 75% of water and sanitation facilities in affected areas. 6.2 million people now have an urgent need for drinking water. Contaminated water leads to the spread of the cholera outbreak. The epidemic has already affected more than 2,600 people and killed 48 in Borno state.

25 Sep 2017 description

OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW

  • 8.5 MILLION PEOPLE IN NEED OF LIFE-SAVING ASSISTANCE IN 2017

  • 6.9 MILLION PEOPLE TARGETED FOR LIFE-SAVING ASSISTANCE IN 2017

23 Sep 2017 description

Five weeks after the first recorded cases in the outskirts of Maiduguri, the cholera outbreak is affecting four Local Government Areas in Borno State (Northern Nigeria) with 3 346 suspected cases and 53 recorded deaths, mostly in settlements hosting internally displaced people. The ongoing vaccination campaign led by the State Ministry of Health is expected to contribute to limit the spread of the outbreak.

22 Sep 2017 description

North-east Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen are facing devastating humanitarian crises. To avert a humanitarian catastrophe, the United Nations and our partners have dramatically scaled up operations.

Together with the World Bank, the UN is also stepping up cooperation between humanitarian and development partners. By strengthening such links, we aim to not only save lives, but to build people’s resilience to withstand future shocks. But ending conflicts is vital to assure protection of civilians and access to people in need.