Nigeria

Nigeria

Press Release: Returnees facing enormous challenges in return areas

Post date Friday, 9 June, 2017 - 11:28
Document Type Humanitarian Appeal, Evaluation Report, Mission Report, Monitoring Report, Outcome Monitoring, News story, Press/News release, Planning, Contingency Plan, Humanitarian Action Plan, Strategic Plan
Content Themes Humanitarian Response Planning, Accountability to Affected Populations, Evaluation, Resilience, Emergency Response, Preparedness, Resource Mobilization, Response Monitoring, Needs Assessment, Agriculture, Food Assistance, Food Security, Food Security Cluster
Sources United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Maiduguri, 8 June 2017 - Nigerian refugees, who recently returned from Cameroon, are now facing enormous challenges and dire reception and living conditions due to lack of food, shelter, water and sanitation, as well as limited and overstretched health facilities. This is particularly the case in Pulka and other areas of return in northeast Nigeria, where returnees who had arrived in Banki since April are being relocated.

 

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