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17 Aug 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Situation Overview

  • Over 20,000 cholera cases and 255 deaths have been reported as of week 30 in Lake Chad Basin (LCB). This is 8 times more than the average cholera caseload over the past four years.

  • Nigeria is the most affected country with 18,000 cases.
    The outbreak has spread into Cameroon and Niger (on week 27).

  • Major cities of Maradi (Niger), Yaounde and Douala (Cameroon) have confirmed cholera cases.

16 Aug 2018 description

Flooding recorded in the Sahel, while dryness strengthens in Ethiopia

  1. The forecast for abovenormal rains during the outlook period is likely to cause flooding in Mali, Burkina Faso, and western Niger.

  2. Several weeks of above-average rainfall has damaged infrastructure and caused fatalities in Sudan. Continuing rainfall may trigger additional floods through mid-August.

16 Aug 2018 description


Three major mobility patterns shaped West and Central African flows in the last three months. The first is a pattern of forced internal displacement flows, mainly as a result of the Lake Chad Basin Crisis. The Crisis directly affecting nearly 4 million persons with more than 2.27 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) and 1.49 million returns in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

16 Aug 2018 description


14 Aug 2018 description

Le contexte de déplacement au Mali reste complexe et fluide. Des mouvements de personnes déplacées résidant actuellement dans les régions du sud vers les régions du nord continuent d'être signalés. Alors que certains ont indiqué être retournés définitivement, d'autres déplacés expliquent faire des allers-retours entre le lieu de déplacement et le lieu d'origine.

13 Aug 2018 description


1,536 Refugees evacuated temporarily from Libya to Niger as part of the ETM (Emergency Transit Mechanism) from November 2017 – July 2018

2,094 Persons profiled by UNHCR in Agadez seeking asylum

19,444 Persons internally displaced in the Tillaberi region

Operational Context

The key situations include:

13 Aug 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 59 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

  • Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Cholera in Cameroon

  • Cholera in Tanzania

  • Humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic

  • Humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia.

13 Aug 2018 description

Cameroon currently has 692,094 people of concern, including 261,245 Central African and 98,640 Nigerian refugees.

Results of the return intention surveys carried out in June 2018 in the East, Adamaoua and North regions are released.

UNHCR shocked to learn of the tragic death of 6 Nigerian asylum-seekers killed in a blast in the Far North region.


UNHCR coordinates protection and assistance for refugees in collaboration with:

11 Aug 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

- Lake Chad basin: Cholera platform is alerting on the situation (please refer to page 2 and 3).
- Nigeria: seven states affected with main concerns in Zamfara, Katsina and Kano. The situation has improved significantly in Adamawa and Bauchi (few sporadic cases).
- Niger: unprecedented outbreak in the Maradi region with 332 cases on week 30 affected Maradi city.
- Cameroon: three main outbreak in “Nord, littoral & Centre” regions with Douala and Yaoundé at risk.

10 Aug 2018 description

The gradual improvement of pastoral conditions remains insufficient to significantly impact household food security

Key Messages

10 Aug 2018 description

Within the period of 1 – 7 August 2018, a total of 6,494 movements were recorded, including 5,317 arrivals and 1,177 departures at locations in Askira/Uba, Bama, Chibok, Damboa, Demsa, Dikwa, Fufore, Girei, Gombi, Guzamala, Gwoza, Hawul, Hong, Kala/Balge, Konduga, Kukawa, Madagali, Mafa, Magumeri, Maiduguri, Maiha, Mayo-Belwa, Michika, Mobbar, Monguno, Mubi-North, Mubi-South, Ngala, Nganzai, Numan, Yola-North and Yola-South Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Adamawa and Borno States.

09 Aug 2018 description

226,559 Nigerian refugees displaced by the insurgency in Cameroon, Chad and Niger as of 31 July 2018
(or latest figures available)

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the region displaced by the insurgency
(or latest figures available)


09 Aug 2018 description


Le mois de juillet a connu une augmentation significative d’incidents sécuritaires et de protection, plus particulièrement dans la partie sud-est de la commune d’Inates et le nord-est d’Abala.

Les opérations militaires communes transfrontalières menées par les forces spéciales militaires avec les armées nigériennes et maliennes entre le Mali et le Niger ont entrainé le repli des éléments des groupes armés vers certaines localités de la partie nord de Tillabéri.

07 Aug 2018 description

Sector’s achievements from January - June 2018, KPI’s and challenges

At the end of the first half of the year, 223,503 children under five have been admitted and treated for severe acute malnutrition (SAM) without medical complications throughout 801 outpatient therapeutic sites that reported across Adamawa Yobe and Borno states. 5,807 children were treated for SAM with medical complications in 26 inpatient stabilisation centres. Management of moderate acute malnutrition reached 16,320 children between 24-59 Months.

07 Aug 2018 description


  • The Emergency Telecommunications Sector (ETS) has launched a user satisfaction survey to gather feedback from humanitarian using ETS services in North-East Nigeria. To participate, please visit:


  • To ensure ETS infrastructure and services in the humanitarian hubs in North-East Nigeria are operational when most needed, the ETS started an assessment mission to define the requirements for a hybrid power supply solution.

07 Aug 2018 description

August 6th 2018 | NCDC, PHN partner with private sector towards ending epidemics in Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria (PHN), have launched a new initiative - the Alliance for Epidemic Preparedness and Response (A4EPR). The aim is to develop a formal structure for the private sector to support the Nigerian government through NCDC, in the prevention, preparedness, detection, response and control of outbreaks in Nigeria.

06 Aug 2018 description

Colombia-Fuertes Lluvias 3/8/18

Las fuertes lluvias han estado afectando varias áreas del sureste de Colombia lo que ha provocado el desbordamiento de los ríos.
Según los medios locales, más de 9.500 familias se han visto afectadas por las inundaciones en los departamentos de Guainia y Vichada.
Durante las próximas 48 horas lluvias más fuertes con tormentas localizadas pueden continuar afectando las áreas ya afectadas

Venezuela- Fuertes Lluvias-3/8/18

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.

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