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08 Dec 2018 description

For proper profiling of displaced persons, the National Emergency Management Agency has concluded arrangement to deploy automated bio-metric identification system to the camps of the IDPs affected by the recent flood in the country.

In preparation for the deployment, the agency commenced special training for the staff to use the bio-metric systems.

Director Search and Rescue Air Commodore Akugbe Iyamu who represented the DG at the opening of the training said the system aimed ensuring accountability, probity and transparency in the management of the flood intervention.

07 Dec 2018 description

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre has donated 140,468 bags of food assistance to displaced victims of Boko Haram in Borno and Yobe states.

In his remarks at flag off of distribution in Teacher Village displaced camp, Maiduguri Borno state, the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, Engr. Mustapha Maihaja disclosed that 125,317 basket of food items will be distributed by the Center to 33,343 Households in designed camps and communities in Borno state for the next four months.

07 Dec 2018 description

Highlights:

  • No new case was reported within the week.

  • Total case count now stands at 2,755 with 41 deaths. CFR is 1.5%

Epidemiological summary

07 Dec 2018 description

Highlights:

  • Cholera reactive vaccination exercise conducted between 26th November-2nd December, 2018 in Gulani LGA

  • 12 new suspected cholera cases were reported between 26th November- 2nd December from 2 LGAs (Damaturu and Gulani)

  • 12 new samples were collected and tested, and yielded positive result for cholera using RDT.

  • 0 death was reported.

Epidemiological Summary:

07 Dec 2018 description

Highlights

• 69 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported in week 48 in Borno State

• No death was reported

Epidemiological Summary

06 Dec 2018 description

The Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Working Group (MHPSS SWG) is supporting the Borno State Ministry of Health with coordination, capacity building activities and provision of technical support to MHPSS partners in North East Nigeria.

06 Dec 2018 description

Key Highlights

• Facilitated the 2nd Round of MHPSS Mapping Workshop on 11 July 2018.
The mapping workshop was attended by 43 participants from CBOs, NGOs,
INGOs, Government and UN agencies who are providing Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States. The information collected from the workshop will be then transferred into the MHPSS Partners and Services Profile and infographic map, and it will be publicly available in the next quarter.

05 Dec 2018 description

04 December, 2018 | Abuja – A simulation for a global pandemic response involving more than 40 countries takes place 4-6 December, 2018, coordinated by the World Health Organization’s Global Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and by the ‘EOC Network’, a global network of health emergency operations centres. This is the first global pandemic response training exercise, and the third in a series of simulations this year, following regional exercises in Jordan and Senegal.

27 Nov 2018 description

Highlights

• 11 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 24 th November 2018 in Borno State

• No death was reported

Epidemiological Summary

26 Nov 2018 description

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control is aware of a suspected outbreak of yellow fever in Edo State.

Following the report of an outbreak of fever of unknown origin in four Local Government Areas in Edo state, the state public health team commenced investigation. On the 21st of November 2018, nine cases tested positive for yellow fever. We await confirmatory results from the WHO Regional Reference Laboratory.

23 Nov 2018 description

Highlights

• 10 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 21st November 2018 in Borno State • No death was reported

Epidemiological Summary

23 Nov 2018 description

Highlights:

  • 4 new suspected cholera cases were reported from two LGA (Gulani and Damaturu).
  • 4 additional sample was collected and tested using RDT as well as tested using culture and the result were positive.
  • 0 death was reported.

Epidemiological Summary:

22 Nov 2018 description

Highlights

• 12 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 20th November 2018 in Borno State

• No death was reported

Epidemiological Summary

20 Nov 2018 description

Highlights

  • 23 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 18th November 2018 in Borno State
  • No death was reported

Epidemiological Summary

20 Nov 2018 description

Highlights:

  • 3 new suspected cases were reported on 18th from 2 LGAs (Damaturu and Gulani)
  • 3 additional sample were collected and tested using RDT and result was positive
  • 0 death was reported.

Epidemiological Summary:

19 Nov 2018 description

Highlights

  • The Health Sector response plan under HRP-2019 has been finalized including 15 projects, owned by 12 partners and with the total financial requirements of US$ 73.7 million to support 4.9 million people across Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states.

19 Nov 2018 description

Highlights:

  • 1 new suspected cases were reported from Damaturu.

  • 1 additional sample were collected and tested using RDT and result was positive

  • 0 death was reported.

Epidemiological Summary:

19 Nov 2018 description

Highlights

  • 15 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 17 the November 2018 in Borno State
  • No death was reported

Epidemiological Summary