Humanitarian Bulletin Nigeria Issue 03 | April 2014
18,421 cholera cases recorded in first quarter 2014 -- more cases than reported in all of 2013.
250,000 IDPs in the northeast are reverting to negative and unsustainable coping strategies to meet their food needs.
700-1,000 flee northeast for Diffa, Niger every week. 100,000 new arrivals expected in Diffa by end of 2014.
FEWSNET reports crisis level food insecurity in Borno and Yobe states since January.
Regional Humanitarian Coordinator visits the northeast; UN Special Envoy deployed to Nigeria.
Over 230 schoolgirls kidnapped by Nigerian insurgents, Boko Haram, remain missing; international rescue efforts underway.
Inter-agency needs assessment in the northeast begins.
No. of IDPs from the conflict in the northeast (March 2014): 249,446
Dollars in private sector contributions to address the crisis in the northeast: 15 million
Reported cholera cases in 2014 as of week 17: 18,421
USD$ 75 million requested
USD$ 0 received
USD$3.2 million pledged
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