In northeast Nigeria, conflict between the military and armed opposition groups has taken a heavy toll on the population, with serious humanitarian consequences.
Humanitarian response in terms of shelter, food, protection and water and sanitation is inadequate and should be increased and improved across Borno State
Zimbabwean lawyer Karsten Noko spent 12 months in Maiduguri, Borno State, working as an Advocacy Representative in support of MSF’s medical activities there.
Ruphas Kafera, aged 37, who hails from Zimbabwe recently landed in Nigeria’s crisis hit Borno State, to help people suffering in wake conflict between Boko Haram and the military.
An extremely critical health situation is unfolding in the Borno State, in Northeast Nigeria. A massive relief operation is required to respond to this crisis
MSF has been working at Umaru Shehu Hospital in Maiduguri, treating patients referred from smaller health facilities, also providing care to people wounded during attacks.
MSF assists with medical and logistical aid as cholera epidemic spreads in Nigeria and calls for further assistance from other humanitarian and aid organisations.
Dr. Faisal GaalGa'al, project coordinator for MSF in Maiduguri, Nigeria shares his experiences in the field.