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Nigeria - Borno State, North-East Flash Update No. 1 - Displacement to Rann town 27 February 2019

At least 10,000 refugees reportedly returned to Rann town, Kala/Balge local government area, from Cameroon today, 27 February 2019. These civilians are among 40,386[1] 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.

 

 

Webspace(s): 
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Government of Nigeria - Ministry of Health
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
United Nations Children's Fund
International Organization for Migration
World Food Programme
World Health Organization
United Nations Population Fund
Original Publication Date: 
27 Feb 2019
Document type: 
Situation Report
Location(s): 
Borno
Theme(s): 
Information Management
Coordination hub(s): 
Borno State
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Nigeria: Complex Emergency - 2014-2019