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Nigeria

Key Figures

  • People in Need

    7,700,000 8% increase since January 28, 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    5,700,000 8% decrease since January 28, 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    4,070,000 5% decrease since August 31, 2018

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

    4,507,847 84% increase since November 30, 2018

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

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

    Source: FAO
  • IDPs

    1,948,349 4% decrease since October 20, 2018

    Source: IOM
  • Returnees since August 2015

    1,558,058 5% decrease since October 20, 2018

    Source: IOM
  • IDPs in North Central & North West Nigeria

    540,049

    Source: IOM
  • Nigerian Refugees in the Region

    245,012 No change since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Nigerian Refugees in Cameroon

    111,670 1% increase since December 31, 2019

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

    13,023 7% increase since November 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Nigerian Refugees in Niger

    119,541 1% increase since April 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Cameroonian Refugees in Nigeria

    51,723 3% increase since November 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Total Lassa Fever Cases (cumulative)

    1,226 208% increase since January 19, 2020

    Source: WHO
  • Lassa Confirmed Fever Cases (cumulative)

    365 124% increase since January 19, 2020

    Source: WHO
  • Lassa Fever Deaths (cumulative)

    47 96% increase since January 19, 2020

    Source: WHO
  • Total Measles Cases (Cumulative per year)

    58,916 6% increase since September 30, 2019

    Source: WHO
  • Measles Confirmed Cases (Cumulative per year)

    2,767 29% increase since September 30, 2019

    Source: WHO
  • Measles Deaths (Cumulative per year)

    289 5% increase since September 30, 2019

    Source: WHO
  • Total Yellow Fever Cases (Cumulative per year)

    3,787 5% increase since October 31, 2019

    Source: WHO
  • Yellow Fever Confirmed Cases (Cumulative per year)

    129 50% increase since October 31, 2019

    Source: WHO
  • Yellow Fever Deaths (Cumulative per year)

    192 28% increase since October 31, 2019

    Source: WHO
  • Children with Severe Acute Malnutrition in Lake Chad Basin Crisis Area

    370,000 16% decrease since January 23, 2019

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

    3,000,000 76% increase since January 23, 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Schools Closed due to Insecurity

    934 No change since June 30, 2019

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

    6 200% increase since December 31, 2018

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

    17 113% increase since December 31, 2018

  • Aid Workers Killed (per year)

    6 20% increase since December 31, 2018

  • Aid Workers Kidnapped (per year)

    10 233% increase since December 31, 2018

  • Aid Workers Arrested (per year)

    1

  • People Received WFP Food Assistance (per month)

    756,905 5% increase since September 30, 2019

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

    140,000 74% decrease since December 31, 2018

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

    2,000 100% decrease since December 31, 2018

    Source: IDMC