Fire Outbreak at Muna Garage el-Badawe IDP Camp, Jere LGA, Borno State
A fire broke out in Muna Garage el-Badawe IDP camp, in the outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, on 23 May
Two Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) died in the fire, an adult and a child, and several others were injured
1,613 makeshift shelters burned down, affecting 1,613 households
Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) was activated to mobilize immediate support including food, NFIs and shelters for the affected families
There was a fire incident on Saturday 23 May 2020 in Muna Garage el-Badawe IDP camp. The fire started during an evening windstorm at around 5.00 p.m. and lasted for about one hour. The fire started when a windstorm blew sparks from a fire where an internally displaced person was cooking onto a makeshift shelter that caught ablaze two tanks of the Borno State fire service arrived at the scene and helped put out the fire.
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