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18 Sep 2017 description
The majority of victims are displaced women and girls. The figures represent only part of the situation, as monitoring mechanisms are in place only in a few sites, out of 140 displacement locations.
18 Sep 2017 description
A Cholera Response and Prevention Plan has been developed to address the immediate needs of 3.7 million people who could be affected by the outbreak in Borno state.
15 Sep 2017 description
Information from interviews and biometric registration is shared to guide humanitarian partners in providing direct, impactful assistance to the neediest.
13 Sep 2017 description
The 2017-2018 vaccination campaign is planned to be conducted in phases by geographical zones from October 2017 to March 2018, in collaboration with all stakeholders, particularly journalists.
13 Sep 2017 description
Important progress has been made in delivering life-saving relief to millions of people in north-east Nigeria. However, the complex Lake Chad Basin crisis will require sustained international support over the coming years.
09 Sep 2017 description
As the outbreak escalates, WHO is also scaling-up its response framework by deploying a team of already trained field volunteers, LGA facilitators, and mobile health teams.
07 Sep 2017 description
With a poor drainage system, muddy waters from blocked gutters submerged several houses. Plus, there were fears that dirty water and animal carcasses could lead to disease outbreaks.
05 Sep 2017 description
Six months after world leaders met to commit support to the crisis in the Lake Chad region, 57% of $2.2 billion needed to meet the most basic humanitarian needs in 2017 is still lacking.
05 Sep 2017 description
Attacks and suicide bombings in Cameroon and Nigeria has left at least 381 civilians dead in the five months since the start of April 2017, Amnesty International said.
01 Sep 2017 description
Following heavy rains, Muna Garage camp is partly flooded, making the already poor sanitation even worse. MSF is scaling up its ongoing efforts to prevent further deaths in Maiduguri.
30 Aug 2017 description
A total of 69 cases including 5 deaths have been reported so far in the outbreak at Muna Garage, a camp on which is home to 44 000 people displaced by conflict and famine.
29 Aug 2017 description
report UN Population Fund
The violence in north-eastern Nigeria has left more than 40 per cent of health facilities either destroyed or badly damaged, and many doctors and nurses have been forced to flee.
22 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
So far this year the number of children, especially girls, used as ‘human bombs’ in northeast Nigeria is already four times higher than it was for all of last year, UNICEF reports.
16 Aug 2017 description
190 security incidents involving civilians were reported in July in northeast Nigeria. Of note was an increase in the number of attacks on sites sheltering displaced civilians.
11 Aug 2017 description
The highly contagious disease has spread quickly through Ngala camp in northeastern Nigeria due to a combination of poor living conditions and flooding.
04 Aug 2017 description
Some 3.7 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Borno state, and all are at risk for malaria. WHO estimates that every week, around 8500 people are infected with the disease in the state alone.
31 Jul 2017 description
The Nigeria Humanitarian Fund contributes to the overall international appeal for Nigeria this year for $1.05 billion. To date, the appeal is 43 per cent funded.
26 Jul 2017 description
The supplementary appeal for an additional US$9.5 million is as a result of an unexpected surge in self-organized returns of Nigerian refugees mainly from Cameroon.
24 Jul 2017 description
The food security crisis in north-east Nigeria is forecast to deteriorate between now and the end of August, moving the country even closer to famine, says NRC.
21 Jul 2017 description
The rainy season coincides with the peak of malaria and increased malnutrition rates. MSF is deploying a mobile team to deliver medical and humanitarian support in Rann, Banki and Damasak over the coming months.