Nigeria

Nigeria

Situation Report
Flash Update
Borno State Map - Maiduguri highlight
Jere LGA, Borno State, north-east Nigeria. Source: OCHA Nigeria

Fire Outbreak at Muna Garage el-Badawe IDP Camp, Jere LGA, Borno State

Highlights

  • 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

Situation Overview

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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