NIGERIA Food Security Outlook: June 2017 to January 2018 - Populations in the northeast remain highly dependent on humanitarian assistance

Post date Thursday, 12 October, 2017 - 09:53
Document Type Periodic Monitoring Report, Report, Fact Sheet
Content Themes Emergency Response, Response Monitoring, Food Assistance, Food Security, Food Security Cluster
Sources Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSNET)


Through September, poor households are facing a period of high market dependence for food access and high food prices. In much of the northeast, income-generating opportunities are extremely limited due to conflict-related disruptions to normal livelihoods patterns. Large populations in accessible areas are highly dependent on humanitarian assistance for food access. Large areas of the northeast are expected to continue face Emergency (IPC Phase 4) outcomes, although some moderate improvementsin food security outcomes for some are expected after harvests in October.

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