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IBRD + 1 other

Dull disasters: How planning ahead will make a difference

Insights can lead to practical ways in which governments, civil society, private firms, and organizations can work together to reduce the risks to people and economies when a disaster looms.

WHO

WHO and Ministry of Health expand South Sudan cholera response to minimize future risk

WHO has reinforced its response capability to prevent the spread of the disease. A National Cholera Taskforce has been activated and is providing oversight and coordination.

Nigeria + 4 others
OCHA

Lake Chad Basin: Nigeria is bearing the brunt of the crisis - UN humanitarian chief

The means to support the humanitarian response in northeast Nigeria, and throughout the Lake Chad Basin, does not match the staggering scale of need: Humanitarian Response Plans are under-funded.

Nigeria + 1 other
MSF

MSF warns of large-scale humanitarian disaster in northeastern Nigeria

More than 500,000 people are living in “catastrophic” conditions in villages and towns across Borno state. MSF is calling for emergency aid for those in danger of dying from malnutrition.

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