Nigeria — North Central & North West Flash Report (19 - 21 June 2020)

Contact
DTM Nigeria, AllUsersInDTMNigeria@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Nigeria
Period Covered
Jun 19 2020 -
Jun 21 2020
Activity
  • Event Tracking
  • Mobility Tracking

Summary

The crisis in Nigeria’s North Central and North West zones, which involves long-standing tensions between ethnic and linguistic groups; attacks by criminal groups; and banditry/hirabah (such as kidnapping and grand larceny along major highways) led to fresh wave of population displacement.
 
Latest attacks affected 278 individuals, including 4 injuries and 1 fatality, in Batsari LGA (Katsina) and Maru LGA (Zamfara) between 19 - 21 June 2020. The attacks caused people to flee to neighboring localities.
 
A rapid assessment was conducted by field staff to assess the impact on people and immediate needs.

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