Appeals & Response Plans
- Nigeria: Floods - Jul 2018
- Nigeria: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Sep 2017
- Nigeria: Floods - Aug 2017
- Nigeria: Hepatitis E Outbreak - Jun 2017
- Nigeria: Cholera Outbreak - Jun 2017
- Nigeria: Meningitis Outbreak - Mar 2017
- West Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- Nigeria: Lassa Fever Outbreak - Dec 2016
- Nigeria: Measles Outbreak - Oct 2016
- Nigeria: Polio Outbreak - Aug 2016
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- Nigeria: Large-scale floods affect close to two million people
Arrivals: 2,112 individuals Departures: 373 individuals
New Arrival Screening by Nutrition Partners
199 Children (6-59 months) screened for malnutrition
Northeastern Nigerian farmers have begun harvesting cereal, vegetable and cash crops (cowpea, groundnut and sesame), following the provision of seed and fertilizer to 112 500 households (790 000 people) in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe under FAO’s 2018 rainy season programme (June‒August 2018). The season appears to have been effective for numerous farming households, lessening the need for food assistance in some areas.
56 refugee households received shelter kits to start construction of their permanent shelter in Adagom settlement (Cross River state).
UNHCR facilitated training on registration systems and protection principles for 20 newly deployed National Commission For Refugee (NCFRMI) staff in Ogoja (Cross River state).
1,529 Cameroonian refugees received food and non-food items in Adagom settlement (Cross River state)
26,891 Cameroonian refugees registered with Level 1 and Level 2 registration [As of 30th September 2018]
Summary of major revisions made to emergency plan of action:
Through this Operations Update, the Nigeria Red Cross Society seeks a 2 months no-cost timeframe extension (New end date: 24 December 2018) of the operation to allow the National society to finalize the implementation of pending activities. The sectors and implementation areas remain the same with no changes being to the allocated budget.
Arrivals: 1,988 individuals Departures: 443 individuals
217 Children (6-59 months) screened for malnutrition
55 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 14th October 2018 in Borno State
No new death was reported
Within the period of 26 September – 2 October 2018, a total of 2,396 movements were recorded, including 1,714 arrivals and 682 departures. These movements occurred at locations in Askira/Uba, Bama, Chibok, Dikwa, Gwoza, Hawul, Konduga, Kukawa, Mafa, Magumeri, Maiduguri, Monguno and Ngala Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Borno state, and locations in Demsa, Fufore, Girei, Gombi, Hong, Madagali, Maiha, Mayo-Belwa, Michika, Mubi-North, Mubi-South, Numan, Song, Yola-North and Yola-South LGAs of Adamawa state.
85 new cases within the week. 52 from Fufore LGA with no death, 23 from Yola North LGA with 4 deaths, 4 from Yola South with no death and 2 from Girei LGA with no death.
A total of 4 LGAs now reporting cases. 8 out of 21 LGAs have now reported at least one suspected case of cholera - No new case was reported from Mubi North, Mubi South and Maiha LGAs.
Total case count now stands at 2417 with 40 deaths. CFR is 1.7%
This report outlines findings from an endline study conducted from August 21 to September 1, 2017, to explore what change, if any, in how women and girls participate in camp governance and camp life occurred as a result of these pilot strategies.
At the time of the endline study (August 2017), Malkohi Camp hosted 1,639 IDPs, of whom females made up 58 percent, and women and children comprised 81 percent of total camp population. Fufore Camp hosted 1,474 IDPs, in which just over 50 percent were female, and women and children comprised 83 percent of total camp population.
Main response achievements in nine of most cholera affected LGAs (Jere, Maiduguri MMC, Magumeri, Kaga, Konduga, Shani, Damboa,Ngala and KwayaKusar) and six non-affected LGAs (Bama, Biu, Dikwa, Gubio, Mafa and Monguno) for prevention.
Description of the disaster
Since the publication of ACAPS Nigeria Floods Update I Briefing Note on 26 September, rains have continued although Niger and Benue river levels have dropped slightly. As of 26 September the flooding of the Niger and Benue rivers is affecting 826,400 people and displacing 176,300 people across 12 states. Assessments are ongoing, and numbers are likely to increase (NEMA 26/09/2018; 24/09/2018). Since 26 September, some 200 deaths and 1,035 injuries have been reported. Assessments indicate that around 17,800 homes were damaged or destroyed across all affected states as of late August.
227,694 Nigerian refugees displaced in Cameroon, Chad and Niger due to insurgency as of 31 August 2018 (September figures will be updated soon)
2,377,563 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Cameroon, Chad,
Niger and north-east Nigeria due to insurgency as 31 August 2018 (September figures will be updated soon)
FUNDING USD 161.1 M requested for the Nigeria situation (Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria, including support costs)
Funded 14% 22.0 M
Funding gap 86% 139.1 M
I. Summary of the response
Now in its ninth year, the crisis in north-east Nigeria remains one of the most severe in the world with 7.7 million people in need of humanitarian assistance in 2018 in the worst-affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe (BAY), and 6.1 million targeted for humanitarian assistance1.
134 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 27th of September 2018 in Borno State
4 new deaths were reported, 3 from Jere and 1 Konduga LGAs
New alerts of 2 suspected cholera cases from Monguno LGA, investigation has commenced and samples have been collected for testing
1,050 Cameroonian refugees were voluntarily relocated to Adagom settlement (Cross River state) with support from UNHCR and its partners.
UNHCR facilitated a training on International refugee protection for 36 Government security officials in Ogoja (Cross River state).
370 Cameroonian refugees and 40 host community members were trained on Entrepreneurship and business skills in Adagom and Anyake refugee settlements.
21 new cases were reported on September 24, 2018 from 5 LGAs (Gujba, Gulani, Damaturu, Fune and Potiskum)
0 death was reported.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) informs that heavy rains across the country caused the Niger River and Benue River to overflow. According to the NEMA’s latest report (24/09/2018) 12 states are being affected by floods, 4 states are declared under National Disaster (Niger, Kogi, Anambra and Delta), 441 251 people are affected and 108 casualties are reported so far.
201 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 24 th of September 2018 in Borno State
2 new deaths were reported from Jere and MMC