Nigeria — North East Maiduguri M.C, Jere, Monguno Rainfall Flash Report (29 July 2021)

Contact
DTM Nigeria, AllUsersInDTMNigeria@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Nigeria
Period Covered
Jul 22 2021
Jul 28 2021
Activity
  • Mobility Tracking
  • Event Tracking

Summary

With the onset of the rainy season in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Borno, varying degrees of damages have been reported in camps and camp-like settings. Heavy rainfalls, accompanied by strong winds have caused serious damages to IDP shelters and camp infrastructures. Between 22 and 28 July 2021, IOM’s DTM programme carried out assessments to ascertain the level of damage sustained in camps and camp-like settings due to heavy windstorms and rainfall.
 
Overall, 5 collective settlements, 1 transitional center and 6 camps in Maiduguri M.C, Jere and Monguno LGAs were assessed. The worst-hit of the assessed sites was Tausayi IDP Camp, a collective settlement in Bolori ii ward of Maiduguri M.C LGA, where a heavy rainstorm damaged 481 shelters, affecting an estimated 2,385 individuals. In total, 1,362 shelters were either damaged or flooded by storms, leaving a total of 2,235 households in immediate need of shelter. There were no casualties reported as a result of the storms.