OCHA - Situation Report - Highlights ()
- 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
- Up to 7 million people may become food insecure, up from pre-COVID-19 figures of 3.7 million
- Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states have recorded COVID-19 cases, including in IDP camps. Borno is among the worst affected states in Nigeria. COVID-19 is deepening humanitarian needs
- In light of COVID-19, humanitarians have adapted the response, setting up hand washing stations and quarantine shelters and introduced physical distancing during distributions
- Aid workers reached 5.2 million people in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states with life-saving assistance in 2019
Your Excellencies, Esteemed members of the press, Dear Colleagues and partners, Ladies and gentlemen, I would like to thank her Excellency Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs,...
As COVID-19 pandemic drives deterioration in Nigeria’s economy, assistance needs sharply increase In Nigeria, where ongoing conflict is already resulting in high food assistance needs, the COVID19...
KEY FIGURES 2.2 M People in Need 1.4M People Targeted 0.3M Financial Requirement Context Humanitarian needs in Yobe State increased marginally during the reporting period, mainly as a result of an...