CIEPD CONFLICT WATCH CENTRE (CWC) April Report 2019

17 July 2019 by Watch Centre Reports 45 Views
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Background

The CIEPD Watch Centre Report is a monthly reporting that shares information on conflict early warning and conflict incidences in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria that has the potentials of escalation to violence. The approach of the CWC is tuned towards predicting, tracking, monitoring and reporting on situations, events and actors (individual, group and institutional) with the capacity to cause violence. It uses community/location indicators.   It is built on conflict preventive measures more than mitigating.  Sources of information are mostly from community trained trackers while a high number was gotten from media. Incidences reported are verified and analyzed before the intervention.

 

Conflicts Reports

The following below are conflicts and early warning reported and received by the CWC during the month of April 2019 in the following states of the Niger Delta region of Nigeria.

Figure 1

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Reported early warning and incidents in the Niger Delta States shows that Rivers State, Delta and Bayelsa top the highest number of reported conflict incidences.

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Analysis

The report in the month of April 2019 shown in Figure 1 and 2 indicate a high increased of early warning and incidence reports in Rivers, Delta and Bayelsa, while other remaining states in the region had less increase in reports of high incidences. Figure 3 indicates the high rate in cultism, Kidnapping, and theft. However, River State occupied the highest level of cult-related and Kidnapping while Bayelsa state also recorded a high increase in cultism and theft.

The CWC is monitoring the situation closely and will report appropriately to the necessary stakeholders.

Intervention

A total of 11 Interventions were carried out by the CWC in the Month of April 2019.

CWC Reporting Handles

https://ciepdcwc.crowdmap.com

http://www.ciepdcwc.org

Twitter: @Ciepd_CWC 

Facebook Page: CIEPD CWC 

Whatsapp: 09056454523 

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

CIEPD

The Conflict Watch Center (CWC) is an intervention of the Community Initiative for Enhanced Peace and Development designed to identify, track and report on conflict early warning signs in the Niger Delta.

Website: www.ciepdcwc.org

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