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
  • IDPs

    2,046,604 No change since 22 Nov 2019

    Source: IOM
  • Returnees since August 2015

    1,673,862 4% increase since 22 Nov 2019

    Source: IOM
  • IDPs in North Central & North West Nigeria

    540,049

    Source: IOM
  • Nigerian Refugees in the Region

    291,908 2% increase since 31 Mar 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Nigerian Refugees in Cameroon

    113,420 1% increase since 31 Mar 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Nigerian Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Chad

    14,220 No change since 31 Mar 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Nigerian Refugees in Niger

    119,541 1% increase since 30 Apr 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Cameroonian Refugees in Nigeria

    54,414 5% increase since 31 Dec 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Total Lassa Fever Cases (cumulative)

    987 5% increase since 22 Mar 2020

    Source: WHO
  • Lassa Confirmed Fever Cases (cumulative)

    973 4% increase since 22 Mar 2020

    Source: WHO
  • Lassa Fever Deaths (cumulative)

    202 8% increase since 22 Mar 2020

    Source: WHO
  • Total Measles Cases (Cumulative per year)

    1,618 97% decrease since 30 Nov 2019

    Source: WHO
  • Measles Confirmed Cases (Cumulative per year)

    303 89% decrease since 30 Nov 2019

    Source: WHO
  • Measles Deaths (Cumulative per year)

    5 98% decrease since 30 Nov 2019

    Source: WHO
  • Total Yellow Fever Cases (Cumulative per year)

    139 97% decrease since 31 Dec 2019

    Source: WHO
  • Yellow Fever Confirmed Cases (Cumulative per year)

    2 99% decrease since 31 Dec 2019

    Source: WHO
  • Severely Malnourished Children in Lake Chad Basin Crisis Area

    290,000 22% decrease since 9 Aug 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC phase 3+) in Lake Chad Basin Crisis Area

    3,580,000 19% increase since 9 Aug 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Schools Closed due to Insecurity

    934 No change since 30 Jun 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • People Received WFP Food Assistance (per month)

    724,445 11% increase since 31 Jan 2020

    Source: WFP
  • New IDPs by Conflict (per year)

    140,000 74% decrease since 31 Dec 2018

    Source: IDMC
  • New IDPs by Natural Disasters (per year)

    2,000 100% decrease since 31 Dec 2018

    Source: IDMC

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