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Northeast Nigeria Education in Emergencies
04/09/2018 - Photo story
Nine years into the conflict wreaking havoc in northeast Nigeria, about 1.7 million people remain uprooted and depend heavily on humanitarian assistance to cover their most basic needs.
A child waiting to be screened for malnutrition
03/09/2018 - News
The humanitarian crisis in the Africa's Lake Chad basin, which affects parts of Nigeria, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon, continues to worsen due to prolonged violence, insecurity, and environmental degradation
30/08/2018 - Country page
Nigeria cholera outbreak
17/11/2017 - Photo story
Cholera is a waterborne disease which thrives in environments lacking proper sanitation and hygiene, therefore outbreaks often happen in conflict settings when access to safe water is limited.
Famine in Northeast Nigeria by Crystal Wells, IMC
21/09/2017 - Photo story
An unprecedented 20 million people are currently on the precipice of famine. At the heart of this crisis is Nigeria, where a seven-year-long conflict triggered by the insurgent group Boko Haram has wreaked havoc on the north-eastern corner of the...

/echo/file/beyond-words-how-deaf-mute-amaboua-escaped-boko-haram-and-survived_enBeyond words: how deaf-mute Amaboua escaped Boko Haram and survived

Beyond words: how deaf-mute Amaboua escaped Boko Haram and survived
28/07/2017 - Video
What if you have to escape Boko Haram, and you couldn't even scream? That’s the story of Amaboua, a 15-year-old deaf-mute girl from Cameroon and her long journey towards recovery. A UNICEF project funded by the EU has helped her get the support...
Nigeria by Anouk Delafortrie
15/06/2017 - News
The European Commission has announced today a support package of €143 million for the early recovery and reconstruction needs in Borno State in Nigeria which is suffering from a worsening humanitarian crisis.
Lassa Outbreak Nigeria by WHO
15/06/2017 - Blog post
With funding from EU Humanitarian Aid and other partners, the World Health Organization has trained clinicians on disease surveillance in Nigeria.
Mother and child wait for a doctor in Somalia
31/03/2017 - News
Despite international efforts to address food insecurity, around 108 million people in the world were severely food insecure in 2016, a dramatic increase compared with 80 million in 2015, according to a new global report on food crises released in...
21/03/2017 - Photo story
Malnutrition is responsible for around 35% of all deaths in children under the age of five worldwide.

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