Niger: Growing Needs for Those Displaced by Boko Haram Conflict
Field newsNiger: Growing Needs for Those Displaced by Boko Haram ConflictMay 10, 2017For more than three years, ongoing conflict between Boko Haram and the armies in the Lake Chad region has taken a heavy toll on civilian populations. Many have fled their homes and left everything behind to find refuge in other villages and eventually across borders. Authorities report that there are now more than 240,000 displaced people in southeastern Niger ’s Diffa region, bordered by Chad and Nigeria. The majority of them were driven from home by violence. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - May 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Hepatitis E – Niger
On 12 April 2017, the Niger Ministry of Health notified WHO of a hepatitis E virus (HEV) outbreak in the Diffa region, located in the eastern part of the country. On 19 April 2017, the outbreak was officially declared by the Minister of Health. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - May 5, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Time Stands Still in Niger for Those Displaced by Boko Haram Conflict
Voice from the FieldTime Stands Still in Niger for Those Displaced by Boko Haram ConflictApril 28, 2017By Mari Carmen Vi ñoles, MSF Program Manager for the Sahel (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 28, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Melissa Pracht Source Type: news