Nigeria: Population in Need Situation Map, September 2019

from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 30 Sep 2019 View Original

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 September 2019, there are 2,018,513 persons internally displaced in the North East regions, with 90% of the displacements originating from Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States. Nigeria has registered refugee / asylum seeker population of 47,783 individuals, 66% located mainly in Cross Rives, 14% in Benue and 7% urban refugees located in Lagos. 243,704 Nigerian refugees are taking asylum in neighbouring countries Niger (49%), Cameroon (44.4%) and Chad (6.6%)