Nigeria

Nigeria

Konduga – Joint Rapid Assessment

Post date Monday, 30 October, 2017 - 07:55
Document Type Assessment Report
Content Themes Preparedness, Needs Assessment, Food Assistance, Food Security, Food Security Cluster
Sources Food Security Cluster, Food Security Sector, WFP
Key Messages for Decision Makers 
  1. The prevalence of poor food consumption is relatively high (72 %). Newly displaced people are most affected (93%) compared to IDPs in camps (75%), residents (57%) and returnees (41%).
  2. The reduced coping strategy index (rCSI) remains also high amongst the surveyed households (24). Newly displaced people are using more often food based coping strategies (29) in comparison to IDPs in camp (22), returnees (21) and residents (19)
  3. Before the crisis, the main source of livelihood was farming and livestock rearing. At the moment, source of livelihood includes: manual labor and petty trading. Vast majority of male headed households (90%) have no livelihood activity.
  4. Before the displacements the women used to survive on farming. Firewood has become the main source of income for women. However, they are faced with a huge threat, which is AOG attacks, abductions in the bushes as they go to gather firewood for cooking and sale.
  5. Before insurgency, a market operated in central Konduga once a week (Tuesday). At the moment a makeshift market operates at the road side.
  6. The main access to food is through food aid. Danish Refugee were providing food, more recently IRC is implementing a cash based transfer program. Humanitarian assistance has not been regular in Konduga. 
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