Borno, Nigeria Newswire

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  1. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Major African nation is at risk of collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    With barely controlled rebellions in the north and the south of the country and low oil prices, there is some reason to be concerned that the West African nation of Nigeria is coming unstuck. It would be easy for Americans to say now that it doesn't matter much over here.

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  2. UN delivers food to starving displaced by Boko Haram Kano (Nigeria)...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    The United Nations has made the first food aid delivery to thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram Islamists in the Nigerian town of Banki, where hundreds have starved to death since March, the UN said on Friday. Officials from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs delivered 30 tonnes of "various lifesaving food items" transported from neighbouring Cameroon, the OCHA said in a statement.

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  3. Aid reaches thousands affected by Boko Haram violence in northern Nigeria UNRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    New York, July 23 : In a cross-border humanitarian operation, a total of 31 metric tonnes of food and some non-food items have been distributed to about 15,000 internally displaced people in Banki, located in Nigeria's restive Borno state, near the border with Cameroon, the United Nations relief wing announced on Friday. The cross-border operation, undertaken with close coordination between the humanitarian country teams in Nigeria and Cameroon, was necessary as there was no access from Maiduguri, the humanitarian hub in Nigeria, Jens Laerke, spokesperson for the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs told journalists at the regular bi-weekly press briefing in Geneva.

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  4. Aid reaches thousands affected by Boko Haram violence in northern Nigeria a " UNRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | United Nations

    Women IDPs, who were rescued by the army from Bama local government area in Dalori camp in Maiduguri Photo: OCHA/Jaspreet Kindra 22 July 2016 – In a cross-border humanitarian operation, a total of 31 metric tonnes of food and some non-food items have been distributed to about 15,000 internally displaced people in Banki, located in Nigeria's restive Borno state, near the border with Cameroon, the United Nations relief wing announced today.

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  5. OCHA Briefing NotesRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | World News Report

    A UN cross-border humanitarian mission from Cameroon to Nigeria yesterday provided food assistance and non-food items to 15,000 internally displaced people in Banki, Borno State, some two kilometres from the border to Cameroon. The truck convoy carried 31 tons of food and other supplies for four days.

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  6. Nigeria: Health disaster in Borno State, says MSFRead the original story

    Wednesday | Newkerala.com

    Abuja, July 21 : The health situation in Borno State in northeast Nigeria is critical. At least 500,000 people who are either displaced or cut off in enclaves outside the State capital of Maiduguri are in urgent need of food, medical care, drinking water and shelter.

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  7. Nigeria's fault lines: The major African nation is at risk of collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    With barely controlled rebellions in the north and the south of the country and low oil prices, there is some reason to be concerned that the West African nation of Nigeria is coming unstuck. It would be easy for Americans to say now that it doesn't matter much over here.

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  8. MSF Reports Humanitarian Catastrophe in Nigeria's Borno StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Voice of America

    Internally displaced persons wait to be served with food at Dikwa camp, in northeast Nigeria's Borno state, Feb. 2, 2016. Doctors Without Borders is calling for a major aid response to a humanitarian catastrophe in northeastern Nigeria's war-torn Borno state, where at least 500,000 people are in urgent need of food, medical care, water and shelter.

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  9. MSF in Nigeria: Health disaster in Borno stateRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Crofs Blogs

    The health situation in Borno State in northeast Nigeria is critical. At least 500,000 people who are either displaced or cut off in enclaves outside the State capital of Maiduguri are in urgent need of food, medical care, drinking water and shelter.

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  10. FG inaugurates 'Better Health for all' programmeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Vanguard

    By Sola Ogundipe The Federal Ministry of Health has launched the Rapid Result Initiative programme tagged "Better Health for all" designed to produce quick and visible impact that would affect the lives of every Nigerian especially the most vulnerable and poor in the society. At the launch to kick start the operationalization of the programme that is expected to achieve results within 100 days, the Minister of Health, Prof.

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  11. UNICEF: 134 Nigerian children could die every day from malnutrition without aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WAOW

    An estimated quarter of a million children in northeast Nigeria's Borno state are severely malnourished and many are facing death, the United Nations Children's Fund warned. Since launching its brutal insurgency in the region seven years ago, Islamic militant group Boko Haram has devastated entire villages and communities in northeast Nigeria.

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  12. UNICEF urges more aid for starving NigeriansRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Washington Times

    Some 49,000 children will die of malnutrition in areas once cut off by northeastern Nigeria's Islamic extremist uprising if they don't get treatment, the U.N. children's agency warned Tuesday. UNICEF called on charities and donors to respond quickly to avert a tragedy in Borno state, where nearly a quarter of a million children are severely malnourished.

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  13. UN: 49,000 kids linked to Boko Haram dying of malnutritionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Stars and Stripes

    Some 49,000 children will die of malnutrition in areas once cut off by northeastern Nigeria's Islamic extremist uprising if they don't get treatment, the U.N. children's agency warned Tuesday. UNICEF called on charities and donors to respond quickly to avert a tragedy in Borno state, where nearly a quarter of a million children are severely malnourished.

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  14. More than 100 children a day could die of starvation in areas linked to Boko Haram, UN warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | National Post

    Some 49,000 children will die of malnutrition in areas once cut off by northeastern Nigeria's Islamic extremist uprising if they don't get treatment, the U.N. children's agency warned Tuesday. UNICEF called on charities and donors to respond quickly to avert a tragedy in Borno state, where nearly a quarter of a million children are severely malnourished.

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  15. NEMA, Govt. urge pepole living in flood-prone areas to relocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Vanguard

    Officials of emergency management agencies in some states of the North East said that concerted efforts were being made to relocate people living in flood-prone areas to safe places. They also said that enlightenment campaigns had been intensified against the indiscriminate dumping of refuse in water channels and need for people in flood-prone areas to relocate.

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  16. Nigeria: Army Releases 249 Boko Haram Suspects, Gives Them N3000 Each in MaiduguriRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | AllAfrica.com

    The Nigerian Army has on Sunday released a total of 249 suspected Boko Haram terrorists and accomplices cleared by the Joint Interrogation set up by the Chief of Army Staff in Maiduguri. The Director of Army Public Relations , Col.

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  17. Nigerian children starving, UN warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Almost a quarter of a million children in parts of Nigeria's Borno state formerly controlled by Boko Haram are suffering from severe malnutrition, the UN children's agency says. Unicef says that as more areas in north-eastern Nigeria become accessible to humanitarian help, the extent of the nutrition crisis affecting children is becoming more apparent.

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  18. Nigeria children starving, UN saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Almost a quarter of a million children in parts of Nigeria 's Borno state formerly controlled by Boko Haram are suffering from severe malnutrition, the UN children's agency says, according to BBC News. Unicef says that as more areas in north-eastern Nigeria become accessible to humanitarian help, the extent of the nutrition crisis affecting children is becoming more apparent.

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  19. UN: Nearly 50,000 kids at risk of starvation due to Boko Haram campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Stars and Stripes

    Almost a quarter of a million children are severely malnourished in a single state in northeastern Nigeria, where a violent campaign by Islamist extremists has displaced more than a million people and kept aid groups away, a major international group reported Tuesday. According to the UNICEF report, about 50,000 of the children will die if they don't receive food and medical attention soon.

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  20. KRQE News 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | KRQE Albuquerque

    The State Forestry's seedling sale begins Monday. Nearly five dozen different species of trees and shrubs will be avail ALBUQUERQUE - The Sandias are no longer off limits.

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