FEATURES IN THIS ISSUE
Increasing Malnutrition in North-east Nigeria: The time to act is now (INTERSOS, UNICEF, OCHA)
Malnutrition puts the most vulnerable people at risk. In north-east Nigeria, millions are “food-insecure”, which means they do not know when or where their next meal will be coming from. As they face this threat to survival on a daily basis, humanitarian actors are working to save lives across Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States.
Handwashing Helps a Displaced Family Live Disease Free (UNICEF)
Four years after a cholera outbreak claimed 39 lives, including children at the Muna Garage IDP Camp in north-east Nigeria, a family stays disease-free through regular handwashing with soap.
From a Borrowing Housewife to a Thriving Business Owner: Kulu Wakili’s Story (Christian Aid)
Kulu Wakili is a local rice processor and seller based in Kumbo Community in Shani local government area (LGA) of Borno State. With support from Christian Aid through a World Food Programme (WFP) funded project she has transitioned from someone who was dependent upon others to a meaningful contributor to her household economy
The Price of a Changing Climate (OCHA)
In addition to the violence that has displaced more than 2 million people, another threat is growing in north-east Nigeria. Farming soil is drying up, floods are destroying shelters and the temperature is rising. Climate change has hit hard in north-east Nigeria. Read the stories of those struggling to survive it.
- UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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