Nigeria — Fire Outbreak Flash Report Monguno LGA, Borno State (27 April 2023)
Apr 24 2023
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On April 16 and 24, several fire outbreaks were reported in Water Board Camp in Monguno Local Government Area (LGA), Borno state. The fire outbreak aﬀected a total of 232 individuals and destroyed 45 makeshift shelters. The aﬀected individuals included 141 children, 46 women and 45 men. The majority of those aﬀected by the fire outbreak lost their personal items in the fire, including biometric cards and food ration cards. The fire outbreak was caused by the wind spreading cooking fires. One death was reported as a result of the fire outbreak. While the aﬀected populations are working to rebuild their shelters, they presently live with their neighbours in the same camp.
Amongst the most urgent needs identified were food, shelter kits and non-food items (NFIs).
At the time of reporting, no assistance has been rendered to the aﬀected population.