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UN condoles families of aid workers killed in Kaduna

The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has extended his heartfelt condolences to the families, colleagues and friends of two aid workers who lost their lives in Friday’s attack on Kajuru Castle, a holiday resort 220 kilometers north of Abuja, the capital of Nigeria.

Boko Haram: UN urges more support for Nigeria

Top United Nations relief and development officials have called on national and international partners to step up support for humanitarian efforts in Northeastern Nigeria ravaged by Boko Haram’s insurgency.

NEMA: Saudi pledges $10m food items for victims of insurgency

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has promised to donate food items worth 10 million US dollars to support the Federal Government’s efforts at addressing the humanitarian crisis in the Northeast.

CP: Boko Haram killed four policemen, six soldiers in Rann

The police in Borno on Thursday confirmed that four policemen and six soldiers were killed in the Boko Haram attack in Rann, a community in Kala Balge local government area of the state.

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.

Over 5.5m displaced across Horn of Africa by end 2017 – UN

UN says 5.5 million people were displaced across the Horn of Africa by the end of December 2017, including around 4.1 million internally displaced and 1.4 million living in the region as refugees and asylum seekers.

700,000 people flee South Sudan in 2017 – UN

About 700,000 people were forced to flee South Sudan in 2017 as refugees to neighbouring countries due to conflict, hunger and disease, the UN humanitarian agency said on Thursday.

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.

UN to spend $12.3m to curb famine in Somalia

The UN is to spend 12.3 million U.S. dollars in famine prevention efforts in 2018 in Somalia.

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.

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