Nigeria — North-central & North-west Flash Report 145 (15 - 21 May 2023)
May 21 2023
- Mobility Tracking
- Event Tracking
On 16 and 21 May, violent clashes erupted between herders and farmers in the communities of Uchen and Anune in Modern Market ward of Makurdi LGA and the community of Iye in Uvir ward of Guma LGA in Benue State. The clashes affected 631 individuals and displaced 69 individuals from the community Uchen to the community of High Level in Bar ward of Makurdi LGA and 466 individuals from the community of Iye to Uikpam IDP Camp in Nzorov ward. While the 73 affected individuals in Anune remained in the community. As a result of the clashes, 23 fatalities and 50 injuries were reported.
Several other clashes broke out between herders and farmers on 17 May, in the communities of Kubwat, Aloghom and Fungzai in Kombun ward of Mangu LGA in Plateau State. The clash affected 3,452 individuals and displaced 3,416 individuals to the community of Jwakkas in Mangu ward 1. As a result of the clashes, 36 fatalities and 18 injuries were reported.
Also, on 21 May, severe windstorm hit the community Yantumaki Town of Yantumaki A ward in Dan Musa LGA of Katsina State. The windstorm affected 106 individuals. No fatality or injuries were sustained.