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Humanitarian Organizations Must Respond Quickly To Emergency Situation In Nigeria’s Borno State

PLOS Blogs’ “Speaking of Medicine”: Humanitarian Emergency in Northeast Nigeria
Jean-Hervé Bradol, emergency coordinator for Borno State and research director at the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Center for Reflection on Humanitarian Knowledge and Action (CRASH), discusses the humanitarian crisis that has developed since Boko Haram’s occupation of Borno state in Nigeria, writing, “In the context of an inadequate aid system, medical actors must adjust their protocols and practices to provide as much assistance as quickly as possible during the limited time teams have in these highly insecure areas of Borno state” (8/4).