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15 Jun 2019 description

Faits saillants

  • Dans la nuit du 9 au 10 juin, des individus armés non-identifiés ont attaqué le village de Sobanou-Dah, situé à 43km au nord-est de la ville de Bandiagara.

  • Lors de cette attaque, 35 personnes, dont 24 enfants, ont été tuées tandis que 60 autres sont portées disparues selon un communiqué du Gouvernement du 12 juin. Au total, 9 blessés dont 4 enfants ont été enregistrés selon la même source. En outre, une vingtaine de cases et une trentaine de greniers ont été incendiées.

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.

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.

27 Feb 2019 description

At least 10,000 internally displaced people reportedly returned to Rann town, Kala/Balge local government area, from Cameroon today, 27 February 2019. 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 hundreds more are en route to Rann from Cameroon (8 kilometers) by foot. All these people are in dire need of humanitarian assistance, including shelter, food and safe water.

21 Sep 2018 description

A cholera outbreak has been declared in Yobe State, north-east Nigeria, by the State Ministry of Health, two weeks after a cholera outbreak was declared in neighboring Borno State.

The cumulative number of recorded cases in both states currently stands at 3,126 including 97 deaths.

In Yobe State a total of 989 cases of suspected cholera have been recorded in five local government areas (LGAs), including 61 deaths, as of 20 September 2018. This represents a case fatality rate of 6.2 per cent.

14 Sep 2018 description

The cholera outbreak, that was declared in Borno State, northeast Nigeria, on 5 September 2018 by the State Ministry of Health, continues. A total of 1,102 cases of suspected cholera have been recorded in eight local government areas (LGAs), including 21 deaths, as of 13 September 2018. This represents a fatality rate of 1.9 per cent. Since the previous OCHA flash update of 11 September, the number of cases has increased by 24 per cent.

11 Sep 2018 description

A cholera outbreak was declared in Borno State, north-east Nigeria, on 5 September 2018 by the state Ministry of Health.

09 Sep 2018 description

A cholera outbreak was declared in Borno State, north-east Nigeria, on 5 September 2018 by the state Ministry of Health.

A total of 680 cases of suspected cholera have been recorded in eight local government areas (LGAs), including 18 deaths, as of 7 September 2018. This represents a fatality rate of 2.6 per cent.

The first suspected cases were recorded on 19 August 2018. The following cases have been recorded:

06 Sep 2018 description

The Borno State Ministry of Health in northeast Nigeria has reported 380 cases of suspected cholera in eight local government areas (LGAS) in the state, including 14 deaths, as of 5 September 2018.

11 Sep 2017 description

Situation Overview

The cholera outbreak in north-east Nigeria, that started on 16 August 2017, has now claimed the lives of at least 30 individuals in Borno State. The number of suspected cases stands at 1,165, with confirmed outbreaks in Maiduguri, Dikwa and Monguno.

06 Sep 2017 description

A cholera outbreak has been reported in Borno State, northeastern Nigeria, by the State Ministry of Health. The first case was recorded on 16 August 2017.

Over 530 suspected cases had been registered as of 5 September 2017, including 23 deaths (4.3 per cent fatality rate), mainly in Muna Garage, a camp hosting about 20,000 internally displaced persons on the outskirts of the state capital Maiduguri.

01 Sep 2017 description

The Borno State Ministry of Health in northeastern Nigeria has reported suspected cholera in Muna Garage, a camp hosting about 20,000 internally displaced persons on the outskirts of the state capital Maiduguri. A total of 152 cases of suspected cholera, including 11 deaths, as of 31 August 2017, have been reported. Three of the suspected cases are in close proximity to Muna Garage, not in the camp itself.