Nigeria — North-central & North-west Flash Report 118 (03 October 2022)

Contact
DTM Nigeria, AllUsersInDTMNigeria@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Nigeria
Period Covered
Sep 26 2022
Oct 02 2022
Activity
  • Mobility Tracking
  • Event Tracking

Summary

On 27 September, armed herders reportedly attacked the communities Atson in North Bank II ward of Makurdi LGA and Lorjah and Chambe in Ukembergya/Tswarev ward of Logo LGA in Benue state. The attacks affected 878 individuals and led to the displacement of 876 individuals to Ichwa IDP camp in North Bank I ward of Makurdi and NKST Primary School Anyiin camp and Chambe community in Mbagber ward of Logo LGA. As a result of the attacks, 2 fatalities and 18 injuries were reported.
On 27, 28 and 29 September, due to the opening of the Lagdo dam in Cameroon, the river Benue overflowed and caused floods in various communities of the LGAs Guma, Makurdi, Buruku and Agatu in the north of Benue state. The floods affected 12,304 individuals and led to the displacement of 12,298 individuals to neighbouring communities. As a result of the floods, 6 fatalities and 99 injuries were reported.
On 29 September, armed bandits reportedly attacked the community Dolle Village in the Yankaba ward of Kaura Namoda LGA of Zamfara state. The attack affected 270 individuals and led to the displacement of 265 individuals to Mother Cat IDP Camp in Sarki Baura/Sarki Mafara ward in Kaura Namoda LGA. As a result of the attack, 5 fatalities and 15 injuries were reported.