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31 May 2019 description

On 21 May 2019, the Nigerian military commenced a unilateral relocation of civilian populations from Sabon Gari, a border community in Damboa LGA of Borno State to the Government Science Secondary School (GSSS) and Unity camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Damboa Town, located some 85 kilometers south-west of Maiduguri, the state capital, citing safety and security reasons.

24 May 2019 description

On 21 May 2019, the Nigerian military commenced a unilateral relocation of civilian populations from Sabon Gari, a border community in Damboa LGA of Borno State to the Government Secondary School (GSS) and Unity camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Damboa Town, located some 85 kilometers south-west of Maiduguri, the state capital, citing safety and security reasons.

17 Apr 2019 description

POINTS SAILLANTS

• Le 31 mars 2019, des attaquants armés ont pris d'assaut la ville d'Arbinda, tuant un chef religieux local. Cette attaque a déclenché des affrontements ayant coûté la vie à plus de 60 personnes.

• Les enregistrements sont en cours pour déterminer le nombre de personnes déplacées par ces violences.

• Le 6 avril, le gouvernement a transféré 300 personnes d'Arbinda vers la ville voisine de Kelbo, après que celles-ci aient exprimé leur crainte de devenir la cible de représailles.

17 Apr 2019 description
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KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • On 31 March, armed attackers raided Arbinda town, killing a religious leader and igniting clashes that claimed more than 60 lives.

  • Registration is underway to determine the number of people displaced by the violence.

  • On 6 April, the Government relocated 300 people from Arbinda to nearby Kelbo town after they expressed fear of retaliatory attacks.

  • Water, sanitation, shelter, basic household items and protection are the priority needs.

05 Apr 2019 description

Ce rapport est produit par OCHA en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires.

POINTS SAILLANTS

  • Le 31 mars 2019, des attaquants armés ont pris d'assaut la ville d'Arbinda, tuant un chef religieux local et six membres de sa famille.

  • L'attaque a déclenché des affrontements intercommunautaires dans plusieurs villages autour d'Arbinda, faisant plus de 60 morts.

05 Apr 2019 description

This Flash Report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners.

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • On 31 March 2019, armed attackers stormed the city of Arbinda killing a local religious leader and six family members.

  • The attack has sparked intercommunal clashes in several villages around Arbinda, claiming more than 60 lives.

  • Verification is ongoing to determine the number of people displaced by the latest violence. Arbinda was already home to more than 14,000 IDPs.

30 Mar 2019 description

Highlights

  • On 23 March, the villages of Ogossagou and Welingara were attacked by a group of unidentified armed men.

  • 157 civilians -including 46 children as well as women - were killed. In addition, local sources reported that several people were burnt to death in their homes.

  • Around 65 people have been injured, 35 of whom have been seriously wounded and evacuated to Bankass health center and Sevare Hospital.

  • Since 23 March, violent acts targeting other villages have followed.

25 Mar 2019 description

Highlights

  • On 23 March, the village of Ogossagou-Peulh was attacked by a group of unidentified armed men. This is the deadliest attack since the beginning of the year.

  • As a result, 135 civilians -including children, women, pregnant women- were killed. In addition, local sources reported that several people were burnt to death in their homes. Among the people killed were elements of the DDR (Demobilization, Disarmament and Reintegration) process stationed in the village, according to local authorities.

28 Feb 2019 description

An estimated 20,000 refugees have reportedly returned to Rann town, Kala/Balge local government area, from Cameroon today, 28 February 2019. This brings the total number of Nigerian refugee returnees to Rann since yesterday to 30,000 individuals. These civilians are among 40,3861 Nigerian women, men and children who originally fled Rann following deadly attacks in December 2018 and January 2019.

Reports from sources on the ground indicate that these people are in dire need of humanitarian assistance, including shelter, food and safe water.

14 Jan 2019 description

Ce rapport est élaboré par OCHA pour le compte du Bureau de la Coordonnatrice Résidente du système des Nations Unies, en étroite collaboration avec le Gouvernement du Burkina Faso et la contribution des personnes ressources de terrain dans les provinces du Soum et du Sanmatenga.

FAITS SAILLANTS

30 Jun 2017 description

Aperçu de la situation

  • Au 20 juin, ce sont 8 247 personnes qui sont affectées par les inondations consécutives aux fortes précipitations enregistrées au cours des deuxième et troisième décade de juin à Niamey et dans les autres régions du pays, selon les estimations rendues publiques par le Ministère de l’Action Humanitaire et de la Gestion des Catastrophes.

02 Jun 2017 description

On 31 May in the afternoon, more than 1,000 additional persons arrived unexpectedly in Pulka from Banki. Once again,responders immediately mobilized to provide urgent relief and address the most immediate needs as effectively as possible despite the lack of notice. The operationalization of the Tripartite agreement between Nigeria, Cameroon and UNHCR signed in February in Oslo is underway to enable a smoother return process for Nigerian refugees currently in Cameroon.

SITUATION TO DATE (Needs and gaps)

31 Mar 2017 description
  • A cause de l’insécurité dans les localités des régions de Tahoua et de Tillabery frontalières du Mali et du Burkina Faso, les autorités nigériennes ont déclaré l’état d’urgence dans deux départements1 de la région de Tahoua et dans cinq départements2 de la région de Tillabéry le 3 mars, pour une période initiale de 15 jours. Cette mesure a été reconduite pour une durée de trois mois. Selon les informations non exhaustives recueillies sur le terrain, 24 attaques visant principalement les positions militaires ont été enregistrées depuis février 2016.

25 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

  • As of 25 January, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) medical teams had performed surgeries on 78 people injured during the military airstrike on Rann on 17 January. In Rann itself, 107 people were treated.

  • Those who underwent operations had broken limbs, suffered burns or shrapnel wounds.

19 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

 On 19 January, 15 patients were airlifted from Rann to Maiduguri, bringing to 89 the total number of people evacuated following the military airstrike on Rann on 17 January.

 Surgical teams in four hospitals – two public and two military – in Maiduguri continue to perform operations and treat the injured.

 Medical assistance is also ongoing in Rann, a locality in the far-north of Nigeria bordering Cameroon and Chad.

Situation overview

09 Jun 2016 description

• The recent attacks inYebi (May 31) and Bosso (3 June) have displaced tens of thousands of people towards safer area on the axis BossoKitchandji and Bosso-GagamGueskerou-Diffa.

• No official figures on the total number of displaced people are available.

• Many displaced people are hosted by local families while others have settled in public buildings (schools, markets etc.), or in the open along the national road or in the bush.