Humanitarian Health Action

Nigeria - WHO Grade 2 emergency

Health assistance to millions in violence-afflicted Lake Chad Basin hampered by lack of funding

3 November 2015 – Violence continues to devastate the lives and health of the millions of people in the Lake Chad Basin – an area covering north-east Nigeria and parts of Cameroon, Chad and Niger. The World Health Organization (WHO) and humanitarian partners are appealing for urgent funding to cope with profound health challenges in the sub-region.

WHO Grade 2 emergency

USAID, WHO, UNFPA and UNICEF sign $10.5 million grant for humanitarian assistance to North Eastern Nigeria

US Ambassador, Mission Director USAID and WHO Country Representative

11 June 2015, Abuja - The World Health Organization (WHO) has joined the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and United Nation’s Population Fund (UNFPA) in the grant signing ceremony of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) of funded humanitarian programme titled “Integrated Humanitarian Assistance for North East Nigeria” held in Abuja on 11 June 2015.


WHO and emergencies

WHO and emergencies