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NEMA begins resettlement of returnees in Borno

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Thursday said it has began preparations for the resettlement of returnees to Jakana community of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.
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UN solicits $50 million to tackle new displacements in Nigeria

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says it urgently requires 50 million dollars from the 840 million dollar humanitarian response appeal to tackle new cases of displacement.

UN: $848 million required for humanitarian projects in Northeast

More than 7.1 million of the 13.4 million people Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states are facing the brunt of terrorists’ attacks, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA), has said.

UN: Some parts of Borno inaccessible, 43,000 flee homes

The United Nations yesterday decried the conflict in North-east Nigeria, stating that Boko Haram attacks since November 2018 had caused over 43,000 persons to flee their homes with more than 32,000 taking refuge in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
Images of the Nigerian Army as they reclaim Baga from Boko Haram sect. [PHOTO CREDIT- SANI KUKASHEKA USMAN, Brigadier General, Director Army Public Relations]

Nigerian Army’s victory in Baga excites fishermen

Fishermen in Borno, whose means of livelihood were disrupted by insurgents, have hailed the military over the victory against Boko Haram insurgents.

Cholera: UNOCHA seeks urgent intervention, records 680 cases in Borno

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) has called for urgent and strengthened interventions following more reported cases and deaths from the recent cholera outbreak in Borno.

Police: 20 killed, 48 injured as explosion rocks Borno village

No fewer than twenty persons have been confirmed killed after an explosion in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State.

Yobe government declares end to cholera outbreak

The Yobe State Government on Tuesday officially declared over an end to cholera outbreak in the state.

UN allocates $11 million for assistance in Borno

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has allocated $11 million for assistance to displaced persons in Borno state.

UN resumes humanitarian efforts in Rann

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) has announced the resumption of humanitarian operations in Rann town, Borno.

UN: Humanitarian operations in Rann still suspended

The UN said on Saturday that suspension of humanitarian operations in Rann, Borno, on March 2 was still in force.

UN: North-East humanitarian crisis still critical

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs says the humanitarian crisis in Nigeria’s North-East is still critical due to ongoing hostilities.

UN: Donors raised $940 million in 2017 to tackle Boko Haram humanitarian crisis

In response to cases of humanitarian crisis in Nigeria’s North Eastern region which had been ravaged by Boko Haram insurgency, international donors mobilised about $940 million in 2017, the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) disclosed yesterday.

Boko Haram: 8.5m people need live-saving support in North-East – UN

The United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) says over 8.5 million persons need life-saving support due to humanitarian crisis caused by the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East.

UN agency requires $1.1bn for 2018 North-East interventions

The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) says it require $1.1 billion dollars to fund the 2018 humanitarian interventions in North-East.

WHO to immunize 300,000 against cholera in Borno

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it will immunize 300,000 people against cholera in Borno.

Three Borno LGs inaccessible, many others partially accessible – UN

The United Nations has said in spite of efforts by the Nigerian military to contain the menace of terrorism in the North-east, three local government areas in Borno State still remain completely inaccessible to aid workers as a result of the threat posed by the Boko Haram sect.

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