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Nigeria: Decongestion Strategy Shelter/ NFI & CCCM Sector

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CAMP Decongestion:

Background

• 273 camps in the BAY states, 73 camps and sites (424,515 individuals) are considered Highly congested, 25 camps/sites (172,961 individuals) are considered moderately congested, 36 camps (113,086 individuals) are low congested while 139 camps and sites are not congested (123,077 individuals).

• 1,274 Hectares of land needed to enable the decongestion of 424,515 individuals who are having a surface area less than 19m2 per person for living space.

• High congestion- ≤20 Sq. m/individual.

• Moderate Congestion-between 20 – 29.99 Sq. m/individual

• Low congestion- between 30 – 44.99 Sq. m/individual

• Uncongested-≥ 45Sq. m/individual.