OCHA - Situation Report - Highlights ()
- Up to 5.1 million people risk being critically food insecure during the next lean season (June - August 2021), a level similar to 2016-2017 when famine was looming over Borno State
- The UN Central Emergency Fund has allocated $15 million for urgent food aid. The Humanitarian Coordinator has called for the international community to follow and step up support
- The number of people in need of urgent assistance in north-east Nigeria rose from 7.9 million at the beginning of 2020 to 10.6 million since the onset of COVID-19
- Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states recorded COVID-19 cases, some in IDP camps. Aid actors have adapted the response, including setting up hand washing stations and quarantine shelters
- Despite challenges, aid workers have already reached over 3.6 million people with life-saving assistance in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states since the beginning of the year
ABUJA, 18 November – The Emergency Relief Chief Mark Lowcock has allocated a total of $15 million emergency funding to address rising food insecurity in north-east Nigeria. The ongoing crisis...
Despite the main harvest, food assistance needs remain high across northern conflict-affected areas Key Messages The Boko Haram conflict in the northeast has increased in recent months, increasing...
Epidemiological Summary As of 1st November 2020, a total of 1,084 confirmed cases have been recorded including 63 deaths, 10 active cases and 1,011 recoveries in the three states. Borno • No...