Medical/Health Care

Nigeria – Interim Significant Displacement Update (4 – 25 September 2019)

OVERVIEW

Borno state has been witnessing large scale population displacement following the recent ongoing conflict mainly in Gubio, Nganzai and Magumeri LGAs of Borno state. It leads to displacements within the state and to other states, including refugees who are fleeing into the state as a result of conflict in their countries.

In the month of September 2019, the total number of displaced persons tracked are 4,982 individuals (1,392 households). The largest movement (986 individuals) was recorded on 10 September 2019, which includes 835 departures from Gajiganna Ward of Magumeri LGA – 578 to Bolori I, Bolori II and Maisandari Ward in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council, and 257 to Jere LGA; 114 departures from Maiduguri Metropolitan council – 86 to Gubio I Ward and 28 to Gubio II Ward of Gubio LGA; and 27 departures from Bazam in Gubio II Ward of Gubio LGA – 22 to Mallam Suri in Gubio I Ward and 5 to Hausari in Gubio II Ward.

Due to ongoing conflict, 232 displaced individuals from neighbouring Niger and Chad republic were also tracked. It includes 154 arrivals from Niger Republic, of which 147 moved to Maiduguri Metropolitan council and 7 to Gubio LGA; and 78 arrivals from Chad tracked in Ngala LGA.

Out of the 4,982 individuals recorded, 24 individuals transited from Maiduguri Metropolitan council, of which 11 to Bauchi and 13 to Jigawa State.

Source: International Organization for Migration