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05 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

  • 58 additional cases were reported.

  • No death reported.

  • No Alert.

Epidemiological summary

  • Total number of suspected cases of cholera reported stands at 4563, with 60 deaths (CFR = 1.3%); 2238 cases in the Muna corridor (Jere LGA), 721 cases in Dikwa, 1560 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.

04 Oct 2017 description

I. EUROPE ET MONDE

L’Espagne condamnée pour avoir immédiatement renvoyé des migrants perati à Melilla

04 Oct 2017 description
infographic UN Children's Fund

After HRP revision, the burden and target for the niger has increased to 309,175 from 247,500. The annual caseload has increased to 2,576,368 from 2,514,693. This has change the annual SAM burden as well to 3,433,979 from 3,372,306.

04 Oct 2017 description

314.0 M required for 2017

86.7 M contributions received, representing 28% of requirements

227.3 M funding gap for West Africa

All figures are displayed in USD

04 Oct 2017 description

179.5 M required for 2017

50.7 M contributions received, representing 28% of requirements

128.8 M funding gap for the Nigeria Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

04 Oct 2017 description

Highlights in August

• Between February and July 2017, IOM recorded 27,117 refugees and migrants leaving Niger towards North Africa, compared with 221,992 during the same period in 2016. This dramatic decline is largely the result of the increased security in towns along the major route between Niger and Libya. According to IOM, migration routes are currently very diffuse, covering much of the Agadez region in the north of Niger, making identification of migrants, but also the provision of assistance to them, more difficult.

04 Oct 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

Four countries (Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad) in the Lake Chad region are affected by the on-going, Boko Haram conflict. As the needs continue to increase, this slow-onset “forgotten” crisis is urgently requiring attention to save lives and maintain human dignity. Approximately 21 million people live in the conflict-affected areas, of which 2.6 million are displaced and in dire need of support.

04 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

  • As for the month of September, the cumulative number of suspected and confirmed cholera cases was 4,356 and 59 deaths, with a 1.3% Case Fatality Rate.

  • For the first time in Nigeria, an Oral Cholera Vaccination (OCV) campaign in Borno state concluded last week, and vaccinated 844,000 people in cholera affected LGAs. In addition, the Borno State Ministry of Health confirmed that it would vaccinate with the support of the Health Sector partners the “hotspots” of Ngala, Rann, Banki, Bama and Pulka.

04 Oct 2017 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

This overview document presents incidents reportedly affecting educational workers between January 2016 and June 2017. It includes 83 KIK incidents identified by Insecurity Insight's monitoring of open sources. The actual number of KIK incidents affecting educational workers is undoubtedly higher.

Insecurity Insight's monitoring of open sources identified 83 KIK2 incidents that affected 119 educational workers1 in 19 countries. A high number of incidents were reported in Pakistan (20%, 17 out of 83 incidents) and Afghanistan (14%, 12/83).

04 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

  • The ETS conducted an Analogue/Digital radio training for 11 participants from eight organisations from 11 to 15 September in Maiduguri.

  • The ETS supported the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) with the relocation of their satellite kit in Maiduguri.

  • Two local staff (1x admin assistant and 1x Information Technology [IT] assistant) joined the ETS to support the operation in the long term.

04 Oct 2017 description
report Theirworld

"Mobile schools" are being used to take education to children in small communities in parts of the country that are under attack from Boko Haram.

“These areas have not been safe for teachers so we hire teachers who go into communities and teach - and then they go back to where it is safe,” said Alfred Hangus.

An education in emergency specialist for the charity Plan International, Hangus is based at Maiduguri in Borno state, northeastern Nigeria.

04 Oct 2017 description

Une importante crise alimentaire met en péril la vie de millions d’êtres humains dans quatre régions du Centre et de l’Est de l’Afrique. La Croix-Rouge luxembourgeoise et le Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR) travaillent ensemble pour venir en aide aux millions de personnes qui souffrent de la crise alimentaire.

Une crise humanitaire de grande ampleur

04 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

  • 50 additional cases were reported.

  • No death reported.

  • No Alert.

Epidemiological summary

  • Total number of suspected cases of cholera reported stands at 4505, with 60 deaths (CFR = 1.3%); 2201 cases in the Muna corridor (Jere LGA), 717 cases in Dikwa, 1543 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.

03 Oct 2017 description

Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme

A. Situational analysis including new developments

03 Oct 2017 description

Cette année encore beaucoup de familles de producteurs de la région de Diffa n’ont pas pu semer à cause de la situation sécuritaire précaire le long de la Rivière Komadougou séparant le sud-est du Niger au nord-est du Nigéria.

03 Oct 2017 description

Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme

Update on UNHCR’s operations in Africa

A. Situational analysis including new developments

03 Oct 2017 description

This year, many farming families in the Diffa region could not sow their crops because of the precarious security situation along the Komadougou River, which separates south-east Niger from north-east Nigeria.