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Nigeria – Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #3 Fiscal Year (FY) 2022



217 MILLION Estimated Population of Nigeria
UN – March 2022

8.4 MILLION Estimated Number of People in Need in Northeastern Nigeria
OCHA – February 2022

3.1 MILLION Estimated Number of IDPs in Nigeria
IOM March 2022

338,400 Estimated Number of Nigerian Refugees in West Africa
UNHCR – May 2022

4.1 MILLION Projected Acutely Food-Insecure Population in Northeastern Nigeria
CH – March 2022

  • More than 4.1 million people in northeastern Nigeria are projected to experience Crisis and above levels of acute food insecurity during the ongoing June–August lean season, according to the latest CH analysis.

  • Conflict and violence continue to disrupt livelihoods, cause civilian casualties, and generate humanitarian needs across northeast and northwest Nigeria.

  • An estimated 2 million people are internally displaced in northeastern Nigeria, according to the IOM. Protection concerns among displaced populations remain elevated.