Humanitarian Response

Invasion and Occupation of 7 LGAs in Oct 2014

  • Basic Health Services completely shut down
  • Internally Displaced >1m people
  • Government established designate IDP Camps in Girei and Yola South LGAs
  • SPHCDA scaled up PBF contracts to Girei and Yola South LGAs as IPDs host communities
  • SPHCDA directed LGA PHCDA to setup camp clinics and link to nearby contracted PBF facilities through sub-contracts

Northeast Commission Magic Awaited (PINE, VSF, NIREC etc)

Challenges after Reclaiming of 6 of the 7 LGAs in Jan 2015

  • High self-returnee (indigents) population – See IOM's DTM
  • Damaged infrastructure (42 health facilities destroyed, 25 contracted)
  • Government controlled IDPs returnees’ plan (Michika/Madagali) – Limited access
  • Presence of IDPs in ALL the LGAs - See IOM's DTM
  • Dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorders