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Nigeria: Population of Concern Situation Snapshot, August 2020

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SITUATION OVERVIEW

Nigeria faces immense humanitarian and protection challenges due to the ongoing insurgency in the North East. The conflict has caused grave human rights violations, impacting particularly on the most vulnerable civilians. As of August 2020, there are 2,088,124 internally displaced persons in the the Northeast region, with 91% of the displacements in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states. Outside of the Northeast an estimated 578,119 people are displaced due to banditry and farmer-herders conflict. There are 63,588 registered refugees and asylum seekers as of August 2020, 58% are located in Cross Rivers, 21% in Taraba, 13% in Benue, 1% in other states and 6% registered in Lagos which are urban refugees and asylum seekers. There are 299,314 Nigerian Refugees in neighbouring countries of Niger (56%),
Cameroon (39%), and Chad (5%)