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CAMEROON / NIGERIAN REFUGEES

Attacks by insurgents from Nigeria have spread to neighboring countries in recent months, severely restricting aid organisations ability to operate and help people made homeless by the unrest. UNHCR

14 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / BOKO HARAM

The UN Security Council adopted a presidential statement condemning Boko Haram terrorist group and urged Member States to support the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in battling Boko Haram. UNIFEED-UNTV

28 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / CHAMBAS WEST AFRICA

Reporting on the situation in West Africa, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the region expressed continued concern about Boko Haram and the security and humanitarian conditions in the Lake Chad Basin area. UNIFEED-UNTV

7 Jul 2015 | Read More »

NIGER / REFUGEE CHILDREN

A new UNICEF report said around 800,000 children have been forced to flee their homes as a result of the conflict in northeast Nigeria between Boko Haram, military forces and civilian self-defence groups. Released one year after the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, the publication reveals that the number of children running [...]

13 Apr 2015 | Read More »

OHCHR / BOKO HARAM

The United Nations human rights chief said that Boko Haram's leaders must be held accountable for the "appalling violations of human rights" they have committed. UNTV CH

1 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / BOKO HARAM

The Head of the United Nations (UN) West Africa Office told Security Council "Boko Haram was unable to disrupt the electoral process" in Nigeria. On the humanitarian front, a UN officer said “the ongoing violent conflict in north-eastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin has forcibly displaced at least 1.5 million people in Nigeria and neighboring [...]

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

CAMEROON / GUTERRES VISIT

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres visited on Wednesday (25 Mar) the Minawao camp in Cameroon – a country wedged between two of today's major displacement crises in Africa: Nigeria and the Central African Republic. UNHCR

26 Mar 2015 | Read More »

CAMEROON / CHILD SURVIVOR

Attacks by Boko Haram have forced thousands of families to flee the violence in north-eastern Nigeria into neighboring Cameroon. Most have damaging memories of the carnage and some tell stories of survival. UNHCR

25 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UNEP / ELEPHANTS

Continued poaching will likely mean a decline in overall elephant population, according to a   report released today by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), but  an official of the UN Environment  Programme said  international efforts to stop the crime are gaining momentum. UNIFEED-UNTV /FILE

23 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / GING NIGERIA UKRAINE

Two senior United Nations humanitarian officials today urged international donors to ramp up financial support for relief efforts in Nigeria and Ukraine. UNIFEED – UNTV

19 Mar 2015 | Read More »

 

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