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13 Dec 2017 description
  • Since the beginning of December 2017, an estimated 40 suspected cases of meningitis, including one death, have been registered in Niger. Most of the cases are recorded in the districts of Mirriah, Bouza and Magaria (Zinder region, bordering Nigeria). The outbreak occurs very early compared to previous years, which raises concerns that it could expand and affect a high number of people.

30 Oct 2017 description


Explanation of variances

Information and Public Relations: CHF 25,000 allocated The DREF for the sensitization through caravans in areas difficult to access during the implementation we realised that only CHF 13,405 were used. Therefore, CHF 11,595 remains unspent to be returned.

19 Sep 2017 description


As of 18 September, the number of suspected cholera cases has surpassed 2,000, with 44 deaths reported. The case fatality rate is more than double the emergency threshold of 1%.

The majority of cases are in three main areas in Borno state: 1,177 in the Muna corridor, 570 in Dikwa, and over 338 in Monguno. The areas affected have high levels of IDPs and their already limited health capacity will be further strained.

02 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • On June 28th a suicide attack in the Kablewa IDP camp in the Diffa region killed 6 people and injured 11. The estimated 16,000 IDPs present in the camp fled and spread around several existing spontaneous sites. UNICEF participates in the coordination of the first evaluations and responses.

28 Jul 2017 description


  • 1.8 millions de personnes sont en insécurité alimentaire.

  • Plus de la moitié des cas attendus de MAS admis en début de Pic.

  • 26 décès enregistrés suite aux inondations.

  • 1 446 cas suspects d’hépatite E et 38 décès enregistrés.

Période de soudure : la situation alimentaire reste préoccupante

Environ 1 800 000 personnes auront besoin d’une assistance alimentaire de juin à septembre

03 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • In May (3rd and 23rd), Boko Haram attacked 2 schools in Boudoum and Garin Dogo and looted school feeding supplies.

  • The Regional Directorate for Civil Registry released the new figures on forced displacements. In 97 sites (out of 142), there are 127,299 internally displaced people, 106,146 refugees and 14,546 returnees (Nigerien living in Nigeria and displaced to Niger due to insecurity).

16 Jun 2017 description

This weekly bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. WHO AFRO is currently monitoring 40 events: three Grade 3, seven Grade 2, five Grade 1, and 25 ungraded events.

13 Jun 2017 description


  • This weekly update focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. WHO AFRO is currently monitoring 41 events: four Grade 3, seven Grade 2, four Grade 1, and 26 ungraded events.