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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.

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.

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.

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

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)

28 May 2017 description

The movements of refugee returnees from Banki to Pulka continue and humanitarian groups continue to provide life-saving assistance despite numerous challenges, especially limitations in the water supply. On 27 May, close to 1,300 women, children and men arrived in school buses and trucks, carrying their remaining possessions (such as bicycles, chickens, mattresses, water jugs, and other items).

SITUATION TO DATE (Needs and gaps)

26 May 2017 description

Humanitarian groups continue to provide life-saving assistance to thousands of Nigerian refugees who have returned from Cameroon over the past few weeks and who are transitioning through Banki to Pulka and other towns.

23 May 2017 description

In the past weeks, the humanitarian community has witnessed an increasing trend of refugee returns from Cameroon into Borno State. In particular, thousands of returnees are returning from Minawao camp in Cameroon through Banki, where humanitarian actors are already providing life-saving response to affected populations in IDP camps.

Many of these returnees are then continuing their journey to their various areas of origin in particular to Pulka and Gwoza (Gwoza LGA), where humanitarian response efforts are ongoing as well.