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03 Dec 2018 description

DÉVELOPPEMENTS MAJEURS (2018)

• Poursuite du cash voucher en NFI/Abri par plusieurs acteurs;

• accroissement de la présence des acteurs humanitaires dans le département du Logone-et-Chari qui abrite plus de la moitie de la population concernée (IDP, retournés et Refugies hors camp);

• 352,921 personnes de 57626 sont touchees par le deplacement (refugies hors camp, IDPs et retournes), voir DTM_13

03 Dec 2018 description

Rapport des activités du groupe sectoriel Abri et NFI dans la région de l’Extrême-Nord au premier semestre 2018

Resume:

Au cours du premier semestre 2018, seulement 16% des personnes ayant besoin de NFI ont ete assistees (soit 44,725 personnes) contre 12% de personnes dans le besoin ayant beneficiees d’une assistance en abris (26,300 personnes assistees)

10 Nov 2018 description
report American Red Cross

Torrential rains have been falling in Nigeria since July—causing two major bodies of water, the Niger River and Benue River, to overflow. The flooding has taken lives, damaged infrastructure, and affected nearly 2 million people. The Nigerian Red Cross and the global Red Cross and Red Crescent network have been providing relief and lifesaving aid since day one—including first aid, search-and-rescue, food, and drinking water. Water levels have started to subside, but the urgent and long-term needs of families displaced by the disaster continue to grow.

09 Nov 2018 description

Message from our Regional Director

Despite numerous humanitarian challenges in 2017 in Africa, there were also a number of heart-warming accomplishments. A case in point, was when a local response of Red Crescent teams—and other partners—curbed Somalia's cholera outbreak through the power of local volunteers and shared international expertise. In terms of support to our members, 36 National Societies were able to kick start initiatives that built their capacity through seed grants.

02 Nov 2018 description

This operational update seek to inform on the progress of the implementation of the Niger Complex Emergency Appeal activities. The planned activities are continuing as planned. The modification of the EPoA arose in the section of Water hygiene and sanitation. Initially is was planned to construct 12 water points (boreholes). However following the advice of the donor, we integrated the constructed of one solar pump out the 12 water points.

Description of the disaster

01 Nov 2018 description

Summary of major revisions made to emergency plan of action:

The operation: Complex Emergency in the North East Nigeria was designed to provide support to the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) in its response to the protracted humanitarian crisis in the North East of Nigeria where some 4 million people have been experiencing acute food insecurity and 1.9 million people been displaced by the conflict and in need of immediate humanitarian assistance.

16 Oct 2018 description

Abuja/Geneva (ICRC) – A second health worker held hostage in Nigeria has been murdered.

It's utterly devastating that we have to write that sentence.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) received information indicating that Hauwa Mohammed Liman has been killed by her captors in a despicable act of cruelty.

Hauwa is the second abducted health worker in Nigeria to be murdered in the last month.

16 Oct 2018 description

The Appeal

The Nigerian Red Cross Society and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) are responding to catastrophic flooding across Nigeria and need your help to support 300,000 of the most vulnerable people affected by the disaster.

The Snapshot

On 13 July, seven states across Nigeria experienced devastating floods that displaced thousands of people from their homes.

16 Oct 2018 description

Summary of major revisions made to emergency plan of action:

Through this Operations Update, the Nigeria Red Cross Society seeks a 2 months no-cost timeframe extension (New end date: 24 December 2018) of the operation to allow the National society to finalize the implementation of pending activities. The sectors and implementation areas remain the same with no changes being to the allocated budget.

15 Oct 2018 description
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Geneva/Abuja (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is making an urgent public appeal to the Nigerian Government and to communities and individuals with influence to work toward the release of two committed medical workers abducted in north-eastern Nigeria earlier this year. Speed and urgency are critical. A deadline that could result in the killing of another health-care worker is less than 24 hours away.

11 Oct 2018 description

Story by Nwakpa O. Nwakpa and Mofe Amoma Terah

Childbirth should be a beautiful moment of celebration – bringing joy to parents, family and friends who finally get to meet the newest addition to the world for the first time. But giving birth during a disaster presents a different picture.

10 Oct 2018 description

By Lizzy Okoji

Propped on the riverside is Patani – one of the communities hardest hit in Delta State by floods. Almost all its houses are submerged by water.

02 Oct 2018 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Since 15 September 2018, unprecedented mass population movement has been recorded from the North West (NW) and South West (SW) regions of Cameroon, following a notice circulated by armed groups operating in these regions on their intention to block any entry or exit into or from the said regions of Cameroon, in a bid to thwart any campaign plans for the upcoming presidential elections set to hold on 7 October 2018.

30 Sep 2018 description

Yahaya Musa sits inside his shanty temporary shelter he has constructed next to his flooded home. A few precious belongings are stacked next to the draped tarpaulin walls. He will live in this small structure with his two wives and twelve children until the water levels subside.

Musa is one of the 1.4 million people in Nigeria who has been affected by the rampaging floods that have claimed almost 200 lives and destroyed houses, farmlands and businesses.

27 Sep 2018 description

ICRC President: Speech to UN General Assembly event on Universal Health Coverage in Emergencies

Across the ICRC's operations, whether in Yemen, Syria, Afghanistan, Ukraine or Nigeria we are seeing the deadly effects of conflict on health systems and health care.