Minna — Niger State Commissioner for Health, Hadiza Ladi Abdullahi, has said that the state loses over N5 billion annually as a result of Malaria.

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said Wednesday that 2.

SENDAI, Japan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of people forced from their homes each year by disasters has quadrupled over the past four decades, and the risk of being displaced has doubl

ARC Insurance Company Limited (ARC Ltd) will pay US $25 million in drought insurance claims to three countries in the Sahel this month.

Minna — The government of Germany has earmarked 50 million Euros to be expended in 10 West African countries for training and research on climate change and land use management.

The majority were in Asia, where 19 million were displaced by floods, storms and earthquakes, according to the report from the International Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) of the Norwegian R

Finding the most appropriate strategy for the prevention of moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) and severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in young children is essential in countries like Niger with annual “hunger gaps.” Options for large-scale prevention include distribution of supplementary foods, such as fortified-blended foods or lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNSs) with or without household support (cash or food transfer). To date, there has been no direct controlled comparison between these strategies leading to debate concerning their effectiveness.

DUBAI: A Dubai initiative to provide potable water to five million people facing shortages in Asia and Africa has raised nearly $50 million (36.89 million euros), local media reported on Wednesday.

AS part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is partnering with governments in six Niger Delta states to reduce the high rate of maternal mortal

With the world's highest birth rate in a country where first-time mothers are often barely past puberty, having a baby in impoverished Niger can be tantamount to a death sentence.