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Niger

Overview

COVID-19 in Niger

Key Figures

  • People in Need

    3,800,000 19% increase since December 3, 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    2,200,000 16% increase since December 3, 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    2,000,000 25% increase since February 19, 2020

    Source: UNICEF
  • Children Acutely Malnourished

    918,360

    Source: IPC
  • Pregnant or Lactating Women Acutely Malnourished

    376,444

    Source: IPC
  • People Addected by Floods

    549,049 94% increase since August 31, 2020

  • Severely Malnourished Children in Lake Chad Basin Crisis Area

    30,000 No change since September 16, 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC phase 3+) in Lake Chad Basin Crisis Area

    150,000 36% increase since September 16, 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • Refugees in Niger

    229,509 No change since September 30, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Malian Refugees in Niger

    58,599 No change since February 29, 2020

  • Nigerian Refugees in Niger

    119,541 1% increase since April 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • IDPs

    257,095 4% decrease since September 30, 2020

  • Schools Closed due to Insecurity

    61 No change since June 30, 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • People Received WFP Food Assistance (per month)

    901,337 25% increase since October 31, 2020

    Source: WFP
  • New IDPs by Conflict (per year)

    57,000 10% increase since December 31, 2018

    Source: IDMC
  • New IDPs by Natural Disasters (per year)

    121,000 203% increase since December 31, 2018

    Source: IDMC