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Nigeria

Overview

COVID-19 in Nigeria

Key Figures

  • People in Need

    8,700,000 2% decrease since December 1, 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    6,400,000 3% increase since December 1, 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    6,500,000 60% increase since December 5, 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC phase 3+)

    9,196,122 No change since December 31, 2020

    Source: FAO
  • Northeast Nigeria: People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC phase 3+)

    2,735,603 60% increase since November 30, 2018

    Source: FAO
  • Acutely Malnourished Children in North East Nigeria

    1,148,906 25% increase since February 27, 2020

    Source: IPC
  • Pregnant or Lactating Women Acutely Malnourished in North East Nigeria

    123,468 87% decrease since February 27, 2020

    Source: IPC
  • IDPs

    2,182,613 No change since June 9, 2021

    Source: IOM
  • Returnees since August 2015

    1,918,063 9% increase since June 9, 2021

    Source: IOM
  • IDPs in North Central and North West Zones

    833,006 20% increase since May 31, 2021

    Source: IOM
  • Nigerian Refugees in the Region

    324,285 1% increase since August 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • Nigerian Refugees in Cameroon

    118,996 No change since September 30, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • Nigerian Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Chad

    19,287 2% increase since September 30, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • Nigerian Refugees in Niger

    174,407 46% increase since November 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Cameroonian Refugees in Nigeria

    63,600 1% increase since November 30, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Severely Malnourished Children in Lake Chad Basin Crisis Area

    300,000 3% increase since July 19, 2021

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

    4,350,000 No change since July 19, 2021

    Source: OCHA
  • Schools Closed due to Insecurity

    1,500 61% increase since September 30, 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • KKA Incidents against Aid Workers (Killed, Kidnapped and Arrested per year)

    9 36% decrease since December 31, 2020

  • Aid Workers affected by KKA Incidents (Killed, Kidnapped and Arrested per year)

    17 29% decrease since December 31, 2020

  • Aid Workers Killed (per year)

    2 33% decrease since December 31, 2020

  • Aid Workers Kidnapped (per year)

    15 29% decrease since December 31, 2020

  • People Received WFP Food Assistance (per month)

    1,626,000 24% increase since June 30, 2021

    Source: WFP
  • New Displacements by Conflict & Violence (per year)

    169,000 32% decrease since December 31, 2019

    Source: IDMC
  • New Displacements by Disasters (per year)

    279,000 78% increase since December 31, 2019

    Source: IDMC