- Nigeria: Cholera Daily sitrep as of 18 Oct 2017, Borno State Ministry of Health
- WFP Nigeria Situation Report #21, 16-30 September 2017
- NCDC Weekly Epidemiological Report: Volume 7, No. 38 - 6 October 2017
- RW Topic: Fighting Famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen
Appeals & Funding
- Lake Chad Basin Emergency: Revised requirement and response priorities (Sep 2017) EN FR
- 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview
- 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan
- 2017 Sahel - Overview of humanitarian needs and requirements EN FR
- 2017 Lake Chad Basin Humanitarian Needs and Requirement Overview EN FR
- Nigeria 2017 Cholera Response and Prevention Plan (Sep 2017)
- Nigeria Situation 2017 Supplementary Appeal Jan-Dec 2017 (Rev Jul 2017)
- Nigeria Contingency Plan - Borno State: Rainy season 2017
- Nigeria Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP): Jan-Dec 2017
- Lake Chad Basin crisis: Response strategy (2017–2019)
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017
- IOM Humanitarian Compendium
- Country-based Pooled Fund
- Business Guide: North-East Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and Somalia: Prevent Famine and Support Response
- 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
- Benin/Nigeria/Togo: Lassa Fever Outbreak - Jan 2016
- Nigeria: Floods - Aug 2015
- 44 additional cases were reported.
- No death reported.
- No Alert.
- Total number of suspected cases of cholera reported stands at 4655, with 60 deaths (CFR = 1.3%); 2296 cases in the Muna corridor (Jere LGA), 727 cases in Dikwa, 1588 cases in Monguno, cases in MMC and Mafa stands at 38 and 6 respectively
- Out of the 144 samples taken, 119 (83%) were RDT positive and 107 (74%) were culture positive.
1,757,288* IDPs in Nigeria
*1.69 million displaced by the insurgency
(NEMA/IOM DTM Report, Round XVIII, August 2017)
Nigerian refugees displaced by the insurgency in Cameroon, Chad and Niger as of 30 September 2017 (or latest figures available).
USD 179.5 M requested for the Nigeria situation
Funded 28% 50.7 M
Funding gap 72% 128.8 M
HIGHLIGHTS AND OPERATIONAL CONTEXT
The Global Early Warning – Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
The report is part of FAO’s EWEA system, which aims to translate forecasts and early warnings into anticipatory action.
165.3 M required for 2017 including special situations
38.9 M contributions received, representing 24% of requirements
126.4 M overall funding gap for Chad
All figures are displayed in USD
Les réfugiés du camp de Dar es Salam, situé à 12 km de Baga Sola, ont appelé à davantage d'aide afin de subvenir à leurs besoins essentiels et à l'éducation de leurs enfants. Ils ont lancé cet appel à l’ occasion de la visite, dans la région du Lac du lundi 2 au mercredi 4 octobre 2017, de l'Ambassadeur de France, SEM Philippe Lacoste, et du Représentant du HCR au Tchad, M. Mbili Ambaoumba.
Les deux hommes y sont allés pour se rendre compte de la situation des réfugiés, des personnes déplacées et des communautés qui les accueillent.
139,763 Arrivals by sea in 2017
363,401 Arrivals in 20106
2,726 Dead / Missing
Number of factsheets produced in the Diffa region informing on the characteristics of each site receiving displaced population
Number of emergency shelters distributed in the Diffa region to the most vulnerable displaced households
Households assisted in the Diffa region to change from wood to gas
Individuals Malian refugees newly registered in the Tillabery region during the last week of September
GENEVA — The winner of this year’s prestigious Nansen Refugee Award sees hope in bringing education to the children of Boko Haram, the militant group in northeastern Nigeria that with its very name opposes Western education. Zannah Mustapha has made it his mission to provide a better future through education for the children displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency.
ABUJA, 5 October 2017 – “UNICEF welcomes the release of 752 women, children and elderly men from Giwa military barracks in Maiduguri, Borno State, yesterday.
“They had been held for screening after previously having been under the control of Boko Haram militants. The release is a demonstration of the Nigerian authorities’ commitment to better protecting children and helping families to rebuild their lives.
“These are first and foremost victims of this horrific conflict.
5 October 2017 – More than 260 million children, adolescents and youth are out of school around the world, according to the United Nations. Despite some progress in achieving gender equality in the world’s poorest countries, far more girls than boys still do not have access to a quality education,
The Emergency Telecommunications Sector was activated on 23 November 2016 to address the critical ICT needs identified during an assessment in North-East Nigeria in September 2016. The fulfillment of these gaps enables humanitarians on the ground to carry out their jobs efficiently and safely, ultimately assisting more people and saving more lives.
New York, 5 October 2017 – Boys and girls living in countries affected by armed conflict have been victims of widespread violations in 2016, as documented in the Secretary-General’s Annual Report on Children and Armed Conflict released today and covering the period from January to December 2016.
Below-average rain recorded in West Africa, while above-average rain persists over Eastern Africa
Inconsistent and below-normal rainfall since mid-August has increased moisture deficits and led to abnormal dryness for parts of southern Burkina Faso and northern Ghana.
Recent heavy rains have caused the Niger and Benue Rivers in Nigeria to flood. Reports indicate that 100,000 people were displaced by flooding and many crops have been destroyed. Continued rain will keep rivers high.
La carte d’anomalie de biomasse est une mesure en % de la production végétale d'une année donnée comparée à la moyenne des production depuis 1998. Cette carte permet d’identifier les zones en production exédentaire ou déficitaire vis à vis de leur production usuelle. Consulter www.sigsahel.info pour plus d'information.
By Magdy Martinez-Soliman and Patrick Keuleers
Magdy Martinez-Soliman is UN Assistant Secretary General & Director of UNDP’s Bureau for Policy and Programme Support & Patrick Keuleers is Director of Governance and Peacebuilding, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support (UNDP).
Enabling a better understanding of migration flows and its root causes from Nigeria towards Europe
05 October 2017 | Abuja – On the 22nd of September, 2017, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) was notified of a case of suspected Monkeypox in an 11 year old male patient who presented to the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital (NDUTH) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. Subsequently, 11 other cases were identified. All the cases are currently receiving appropriate medical care. All the patients are improving clinically and there have been no deaths. As at 1st October 2017, 32 close contacts of the cases have been identified, advised appropriately and are being monitored.