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04 Aug 2018 description

Rising conflict between herders and farmers in Nigeria is already six times deadlier in 2018 than Boko Haram’s insurgency. To stop the bloodshed, the federal government should improve security; end impunity for assailants; and hasten livestock sector reform. State governments should freeze open grazing bans.

03 Aug 2018 description


• In June, WFP and partners provided food and nutrition assistance to a record number of 1.31 million people in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states.

• WFP urgently needs US$55.8 million to sustain its lifesaving emergency response in the next six months.

• For the first time, WFP completed livelihood cash distributions to almost 3,000 beneficiaries under the FADAMA project, aimed at restoring livelihoods and food security through increased income of conflictaffected households.

Situation Update

03 Aug 2018 description
  • 1,115 Cameroonian refugees received their ID Cards.
  • 231 Cameroonian refugees were enrolled in professional training in Calabar and Ikom, Cross River state.
  • 51 refugee households successfully completed the construction of their permanent shelter in Anyake settlement, Benue state.

Update on achievements

19 Jul 2018 description


• Strategy for Return Monitoring
• Protection monitoring, analysis and response
• Community-based protection
• Operationalizing the Tripartite Agreement and implementing the Return and Reintegration
• Registration and profiling
• Supporting livelihood and self-reliance activities
• Access to Justice Coordination of Protection Sector Working Groups at National and State levels
• Camp Coordination Management Camp, Shelter and Non-Food Items Sector activities in the NorthEast
• Resource mobilization

19 Jul 2018 description


  • Emergency Manager’s visit to Adamawa State to support the cholera outbreak response

  • 110 Community Health Champions; WHO collaboration with the school of Health Technology Mubi for Risk Communication

  • Ongoing Cholera outbreak in Mubi North and Mubi South LGA of Adamawa State

  • Updates on the Operational Health Sector Working Group meeting (OHSWG) and MOFCOM Meeting in Mubi North LGA

  • Epidemiological updates of diseases

17 Jul 2018 description

In Numbers

  • 14,406 mt of food assistance distributed
  • USD 52 m six months (July - December 2018) shortfall for the Nigeria component of EMOP 200777
  • 1.2 m people assisted in May 2018

Operational Updates

15 Jul 2018 description


 The multiagency cholera emergency operations center (EOC) hosted at NCDC continues to coordinate the response. This is the fourth situation report.

15 Jul 2018 description

IOM continues to respond to the humanitarian crisis in conflict-affected northeast Nigeria: 6.1 million people are targeted for humanitarian assistance in 2018, and while this represents a slight decrease from the 6.9 million people targeted in 2017, humanitarian needs remain severe amidst a volatile security situation. In June 2018, IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) identified 1.9 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in six northeastern states.

14 Jul 2018 description

Despite forecasts for favorable rainfall, well below-average harvests again expected in northeast Nigeria


11 Jul 2018 description
  • 224,334 Nigerian refugees displaced by the insurgency in Cameroon, Chad and Niger as of 30 June 2018 (or latest figures available)

  • 2,254,213 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the region displaced by the insurgency (or latest figures available)


The financial requirements of the Nigeria Situation include requirements in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria. The total figure includes support costs.

10 Jul 2018 description

On 23 June Fulani herdsmen attacked Berom farmers in Plateau state, triggering displacement in Barkin Ladi local government area (LGA), Jos South LGA, Riyom LGA, Bokkos LGA and Mangu LGA. As of 9 July, most reports state that over 38,000 people are displaced in 31 camps, though some estimates are much higher. The camps are overcrowded and needs include urgent shelter, wash, health and food assistance. The violence since June is the latest spike in tensions between Fulani herdsmen and local farmers in the Nigerian Middle Belt region, which have been growing since January 2018.

02 Jul 2018 description


This report of the Round 23 Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) assessment by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) aims to improve the understanding about the scope of internal displacements, returns and the needs of affected populations in conflict-affected states of north-eastern Nigeria. The report covers the period of 28 May to 16 June, 2018 and reflects trends from the six states most affected by displacement: Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe.

29 Jun 2018 description


The first Lake Chad Basin Governors’ Forum organized by UNDP with financial support from Germany, Sweden, and Norway was held from 8-9 May in Maiduguri, Borno State. Government representatives from Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria as well as UN Agencies participated and discussed how the humanitarian-development nexus could be used as the catalyst for peace and solutions in the Lake Chad Region.

15 Jun 2018 description


  • In the reporting Week 23 (June 4-10, 2018) five new confirmediI cases were reported from Edo(4) and Ondo(1) state with one death recorded in Edo state

  • From 1st January to 10th June 2018, a total of 1999 suspectedi cases have been reported from 21 states. Of these, 437 were confirmed positive, 10 are probable, 1552 negative (not a case)

  • Since the onset of the 2018 outbreak, there have been 109 deaths in confirmed cases and 10 in probable cases. Case Fatality Rate in confirmed cases is 24.9% -Table 1

15 Jun 2018 description


  • The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is monitoring the Cholera situation through the Technical Working Group (TWG) in collaboration with key agencies and partners; National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Fed. Ministry of Water Resources (FMWR), FMEnv, MSF and World Health Organization (WHO). 

  • Since the beginning of 2018, a total of 5,607 suspected cases have been reported from nine States (Adamawa, Anambra, Bauchi, Borno, Kano, Nasarawa, Plateau, Yobe and Zamfara).

14 Jun 2018 description


  • FAO’s has launched its rainy season programme to bolster the food production capacity of 150 000 targeted farming families (1 050 000 people) in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe, thereby enhancing their food security, nutrition and income generation.

  • To date, FAO has sufficient funding to reach 149 730 households for the rainy season through the provision of cereal, vegetable and cash crop (groundnut or sesame seeds) kits.

13 Jun 2018 description


The CCCM Site Tracker is a bi-weekly service monitoring and gap analysis tool produced by IOM Site Management teams. The site tracker supports humanitarian partners in identifying gaps in assistance and service delivery. It enables stakeholders to track activities thereby avoiding duplication of efforts and improving the namely delivery of assistance. As of June 2018, 19 camps were covered by IOM Site Facilitators in Adamawa State. Assessments focused on the following LGAs in the state: Fufore, Girei, Yola South and Yola North.

07 Jun 2018 description


  • In this reporting week 28th May – 3 rd June, 2018 o Sixty nine (69) suspected cases reported from 19 states from NCDC Central Public Health Laboratory (CPHL) Lagos and Maitama District Hospital Laboratory o No new in-country presumptive positives in the reporting week o No new confirmed case from Dakar in the reporting week o Last presumptive positive case in the Nigerian lab was 10-May-18 o Last IP Dakar confirmed case from Nigeria was on 15-May-2018 SUMMARY OF OUTBREAK