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11 Jan 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • 12,084 children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) were admitted for treatment in 636 UNICEF-supported treatment facilities in the three northeast states impacted by the ongoing conflict.

  • The number of cholera cases continued to reduce across the three northeast states due to the sustained cholera response by UNICEF and partners.

02 Jan 2019 description

From 24 – 31 December 2018, MMC and Jere LGAs recorded influx of internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Baga in Kukawa LGA as a result of escalation in hostilities between the Armed Groups and Nigerian Army in the northeastern Nigerian State of Borno.

The new arrivals are in immediate need of humanitarian assistance, with many reportedly living without shelter and basic WASH facilities since arrival.

28 Dec 2018 description

Within the period of 10-16 December 2018, a total of 4,451 movements were recorded, including 3,836 arrivals and 603 departures. Arrivals were recorded at locations in Askira Uba, Bama, Chibok, Dikwa, Gubio, Gwoza, Jere, Konduga, Kukawa, Mafa, Magumeri, Maiduguri, Mobbar, Monguno and Ngala Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Borno state and locations in Demsa, Fufore, Girei, Gombi, Guyuk, Lamurde, Madagali, Maiha, Mayo-Belwa, Michika, Mubi North, Mubi South, Numan, Song, and Yola South LGAs of Adamawa state.

27 Dec 2018 description

OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW

The humanitarian community continued to mourn the deaths of Saifura Hussaini Ahmed Khorsa and Hauwa Mohammed Liman, midwives with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Both aid workers were abducted from Rann town, Borno State, on 1 March 2018 following a deadly attack by a Non-State Armed Group in which three aid workers were killed, and two were executed in September and October 2018 respectively. A nurse with UNICEF, also abducted from Rann on 1 March 2018, is still being held by the Non-State Armed Group.

24 Dec 2018 description

6,576 refugees received cash support to purchase the food of their choice in Adagom and Anyake settlements (Cross River and Benue states).

2,235 refugees were registered into the National Health Insurance Scheme, to improve access to health care services in Anyake settlement (Benue state).

288 refugees received cash grant for business startup after completion of their vocational training in Anyake and Adagom settlements (Benue and Cross River states).

KEY INDICATORS

17 Dec 2018 description

Nigeria: Government failures fuel escalating conflict between farmers and herders as death toll nears 4,000

17 December 2018, 00:01 UTC

*WARNING: This article contains graphic descriptions of killings

The Nigerian authorities’ failure to investigate communal clashes and bring perpetrators to justice has fuelled a bloody escalation in the conflict between farmers and herders across the country, resulting in at least 3,641 deaths in the past three years and the displacement of thousands more, Amnesty International revealed today.

12 Dec 2018 description

Highlights
- As part of the future of security telecommunications project, the ETS hosted a Telecommunications Security Standards (TESS) mission to review the security telecommunications systems in place in North-East Nigeria.

11 Dec 2018 description

KEY MESSAGES

  • The latest Cadre Harmonisé analysis (November 2018) indicates that 1.7 million people currently face food insecurity in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states (October–December 2018) – a slight decrease compared with the same period last year, demonstrating the effectiveness of humanitarian efforts in the region, however 2.7 million are projected to be severely foodinsecure in June–October 2019 unless adequate livelihoods assistance is provided.

05 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• The total number of IDPs in the three northeast states has increased to 1.81 million people, with an increase of 2 per cent and 8 per cent recorded in Borno and Adamawa, respectively.

• UNICEF has participated actively in the Humanitarian Planning Cycle, and has finalized its planning figures, including budgets, for UNICEF’s child protection, education, health, nutrition and WASH activities. Planning figures and budgets were also finalized for the education, nutrition and WASH sectors, and for the child protection sub-sector.

05 Dec 2018 description

A l’occasion de la semaine du Sahel et de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et dans le cadre du rendez-vous annuel de dialogue et de concertation sur les enjeux alimentaires et nutritionnels au Sahel (RPCA) qui se tient en Gambie du 3 au 8 décembre, les ONG Action Contre la Faim, Oxfam et Save The Children lancent le rapport « Sahel : priorité à la résilience et au développement » qui préconise une approche globale et durable pour lutter contre la faim au Sahel.

03 Dec 2018 description

Within the period of 19 - 25 November 2018, a total of 2,707 movements were recorded, including 2,285 arrivals and 422 departures. Arrivals were recorded at locations in Askira Uba, Bama, Chibok, Damboa, Dikwa, Gubio, Gwoza, Hawul, Jere, Kaga, Kala/Balge, Konduga, Kukawa, Mafa, Magumeri, Maiduguri, Mobbar, Monguno and Ngala Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Borno state and locations in Fufore, Girei, Gombi, Guyuk, Lamurde, Madagali, Maiha, Mayo Belwa, Michika, Mubi North, Mubi South, Numan, Song, Yola North, and Yola South LGAs of Adamawa state.

30 Nov 2018 description

Conflict intensifies in northeast of Nigeria as over 2.0 million people remain displaced

Key Messages

27 Nov 2018 description

Improving the effectiveness and accountability of the humanitarian response in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states, by repositioning conflict-affected women, children and men at the centre of decision-making.

THE NORTH-EAST NIGERIA CONTEXT AND PROBLEM STATEMENT

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.

14 Nov 2018 description

Highlights

• 18 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 12th November 2018 in Borno State
• No death was reported

Epidemiological Summary

10 Nov 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• Out of 806 children screened for malnutrition amongst new arrivals, 131 of 146 children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) were from inaccessible areas.

• With the declaration of cholera in Yobe on 19 September, all the three northeast states are now experiencing cholera outbreaks. Yobe has reported 1,147 cases (with a case fatality rate (CFR) of 5.4 per cent), while Borno has reported 3,537 cumulative cases (CFR 1.8 per cent), and Adamawa has reported 2,332 (CFR 1.5 per cent).