Nigeria

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Humanitarian Situation

OCHA - Situation Report - Highlights ()

  • Aid workers reached 5.2 million people in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states with life-saving assistance in 2019
  • The number of people in need of urgent assistance in north-east Nigeria rose from 7.1 million in 2019 to 7.9 million in 2020
  • 3.8 million people are projected to be food insecure insecure during the 2020 lean season
  • Approximately 1 million children aged six to 59 months, pregnant and breastfeeding women across BAY states are acutely malnourished
  • Insecurity is limiting access to some Local Government Areas in the north-east, especially in Borno State
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  • People in Need

    7,900,000 3% increase since 3 Dec 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    5,900,000 4% increase since 3 Dec 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    4,070,000 5% decrease since 31 Aug 2018

    Source: UNICEF
  • People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC phase 3+)

    4,507,847 84% increase since 30 Nov 2018

    Source: FAO
  • Northeast Nigeria: People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC phase 3+)

    2,735,603 60% increase since 30 Nov 2018

    Source: FAO
  • Acutely Malnourished Children in North East Nigeria

    921,618

    Source: IPC

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