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A place to call home

For 4 years, widowed Hauwa Kala has been living in the General Hospital Internally Displaced Person’s (IDP) camp in Damboa town with her children.  


Government of Japan contributes $4.3 million towards stabilization and early recovery of +11,000 conflict-affected persons and communities in northeast Nigeria

Today, the Government of Japan announced a $4.3 m (equivalent to 1.8 billion NGN) contribution to UNDP Nigeria’s ongoing stabilization and early recovery efforts in the north-east Nigeria.  


A story of recovery and resilience

19-year-old Aisha Abubakar has witnessed the hardship that comes with experiencing conflict. She painfully recollects when her town Potiskum in Yobe State, north-east Nigeria was attacked years ago by…  


Access to safe water empowers communities of Tofa and Doka

To address this growing challenge, the Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN), with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), assisted by drilling 2 water solar boreholes with…  


The UNDP and Government of Japan handover ambulances to the NCDC to enhance response efforts in Nigeria’s fight against COVID-19

UNDP in collaboration with the Government of Japan, handed over three ambulances to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) today as part of its support to Federal Government led-efforts in…  



UNDP, EpiAFRIC and Nigeria Health Watch announce open call for submissions to #Hack4COVIDWaste, a hackathon to address the management and disposal of COVID-19 waste

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in partnership with EpiAFRIC, Reboot and Nigeria Health Watch today announced an open call for submissions to the #Hack4COVIDWaste, a hackathon designed  


1.1 million lives highly at risk in North-East Nigeria by 2030 if development deficit continues, says UNDP Report

This UNDP report, coming on the heels of a United Nations OCHA study, reinforces its findings that stabilization is the way to prevent upwards of 29 million people in the Sahel Region needing costly…  


Borno State Government and the United Nations host high-level donor visit in north-east Nigeria

Delegates were able to visit the Banki IDP camp and the newly constructed police station and customs office on the border of Cameroon to learn how development efforts are increasing security and…  


Assessing the Impact of Conflict on Development in North-east Nigeria

The objective of this report is to become a useful resource for understanding and working around conflict to foster the process of stabilization, peacebuilding and recovery in the region.  

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