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Nigeria

Overview

COVID-19 in Nigeria

Key Figures

  • People in Need

    7,900,000 3% increase since December 3, 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    5,900,000 4% increase since December 3, 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
  • Acutely Malnourished Children in North East Nigeria

    921,618

    Source: IPC
  • IDPs

    2,046,604 No change since November 22, 2019

    Source: IOM
  • Returnees since August 2015

    1,673,862 4% increase since November 22, 2019

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

    540,049

    Source: IOM
  • Nigerian Refugees in the Region

    291,908 2% increase since March 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Nigerian Refugees in Cameroon

    113,739 No change since April 30, 2020

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

    14,267 No change since May 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Nigerian Refugees in Niger

    119,541 1% increase since April 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Cameroonian Refugees in Nigeria

    54,414 5% increase since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Total Lassa Fever Cases (cumulative)

    987 5% increase since March 22, 2020

    Source: WHO
  • Lassa Confirmed Fever Cases (cumulative)

    973 4% increase since March 22, 2020

    Source: WHO
  • Lassa Fever Deaths (cumulative)

    202 8% increase since March 22, 2020

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

    1,618 97% decrease since November 30, 2019

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

    303 89% decrease since November 30, 2019

    Source: WHO
  • Measles Deaths (Cumulative per year)

    5 98% decrease since November 30, 2019

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

    139 97% decrease since December 31, 2019

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

    2 99% decrease since December 31, 2019

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

    400,000 38% increase since February 24, 2020

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

    3,710,000 4% increase since February 24, 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • Schools Closed due to Insecurity

    934 No change since June 30, 2019

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

    741,500 3% increase since March 31, 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