Nigeria + 3 more

Lake Chad Basin: Crisis Update No. 20 (September - October 2017)



  • Food security improves in parts of north-east Nigeria thanks to relief assistance

  • Forty per cent of children under five in Cameroon’s Far North region are struck by chronic malnutrition

  • Malnutrition worsens in Chad. Twelve regions declared to be in nutritional crisis

  • Attacks displace 1,700 in Cameroon’s Far North region

  • Concern over civilian protection after withdrawal of Chadian troops from Niger

  • Fodder deficit in parts of Diffa could drop below last year’s 2-million-ton shortfall

  • Hepatitis E outbreak in Diffa yet to be brought under control

  • U$545 million needed for humanitarian response until the end of the year.

  • Humanitarian needs to remain high in 2018 and beyond


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