Nigeria

UNICEF Nigeria Humanitarian Situation Report, Report No. 1 (January 2020)

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• UNICEF and partners continue to provide critical access to primary health care services to internally displaced people (IDPs). In January, 174,763 IDPs including 110,778 children accessed primary health care services in UNICEF supported facilities

• In the reporting period, a total of 266,115 people accessed safe water through sustained operations and maintenance (O&M) activities, while 69,233 people were reached with key hygiene messages.

• 9,970 children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) were admitted in UNICEF supported treatment facilities.

• With WASH, child protection, education and health critically underfunded, increased funding is urgently required for an integrated UNICEF response to 2.2 million crises-affected children • The 2020 HNO recorded an increase in IDPs in the north-east to 1.9 million people due to the displacement of over 160,000 individuals in 2019