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Nigeria - High priority areas / hotspots

SUMMARY
152 LGAs are considered high risk area for cholera, it represents 20% of the 774 LGAs in the country. 71 are type 1 and 81 type 2.
These areas are mainly in the northern states of the country. They are on the border of Niger and its high-risk areas, and border to the Lake Chad region and east of the country. Acess to the  Nigeria hotspots location by state (21 maps)

RISK FACTORS
Livelihood groups

Migrant fishermen
Nomadic communities around the shores of Lake Chad and along borders with Niger, Chad and Cameroon
Traders and bus drivers on the coastal road Accra–Lagos

Practices

Funeral rituals, patients care and home visits (northern states) ;
Formal and informal trade between main cities in Niger (Maradi, Zinder), in Nigeria (Katsina, Sokoto, Kano, Kaduna and Bauchi) and along the shores of Lake Chad (Nguigmi, Maidugiri, Baga) ;
Cross-border markets along borders with Niger and Cameroon ;
Informal trade, migrant fishermen and nomadic communities around the shores of Lake Chad and along borders with Niger, Chad and Cameroon;

 

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