More than 100 outbreaks occur around the world daily and can spread worldwide in just 36 hours due to increased global travel. We all have a responsibility to support epidemic preparedness.

On PreventEpidemics.org, you can get informed, share information and discover how you can join in to raise awareness and advocate for epidemic preparedness.

Niger has had:

How Prepared Is Niger?

34

Not Ready

Niger is not ready for the next epidemic. They have shown commitment to improving preparedness, but an outbreak could cause a devastating loss of lives and disrupt political and economic stability.

Niger has finished their National Action Plan and is working on improving epidemic preparedness in one or more gap areas.

What Are Niger's Strengths & Gaps?

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Top Strengths

Preparedness areas that a country has established to find, stop and prevent health threats. Learn More

Immunization

Top Gaps

Gaps are areas that the country should prioritize to improve so they will be better prepared to find, stop and prevent epidemics. Learn More

IHR Coordination, Communication and Advocacy
Medical Countermeasures and Personnel Deployment
Biosafety and Biosecurity

Are Your Neighbors Ready?

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Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now Niger is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Libya, Mali and Nigeria?

Neighboring Countries ReadyScore Status
Libya

44

Work to Do
Nigeria

39

Not Ready
Mali

35

Not Ready
Benin

34

Not Ready
Burkina Faso

34

Not Ready
Chad

29

Not Ready
Algeria

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Pending

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