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Nigeria

Overview

COVID-19 in Nigeria

Key Figures

  • People in Need

    10,600,000 34% increase since April 21, 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    7,800,000 32% increase since April 21, 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

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

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

    4,022,461 11% decrease since June 1, 2019

    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

    921,618

    Source: IPC
  • IDPs

    2,118,550 1% increase since June 16, 2020

    Source: IOM
  • Returnees since August 2015

    1,714,682 1% increase since June 16, 2020

    Source: IOM
  • Nigerian Refugees in the Region

    300,111 No change since August 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Nigerian Refugees in Cameroon

    114,496 No change since August 31, 2020

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

    15,941 1% increase since August 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Nigerian Refugees in Niger

    119,541 1% increase since April 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Cameroonian Refugees in Nigeria

    60,494 2% increase since August 31, 2020

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

    400,000 No change since June 29, 2020

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

    4,300,000 16% increase since June 29, 2020

    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)

    2 67% decrease since December 31, 2019

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

    7 59% decrease since December 31, 2019

  • Aid Workers Kidnapped (per year)

    7 30% decrease since December 31, 2019

  • People Received WFP Food Assistance (per month)

    756,600 1% increase since June 30, 2020

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

    248,000 54% decrease since December 31, 2018

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

    157,000 74% decrease since December 31, 2018

    Source: IDMC