NIGERIA Food Security Outlook Update - August 2017

Post date Friday, 1 September, 2017 - 09:15
Document Type Report, Outcome Monitoring, Newsletter/Bulletin
Content Themes Cadre Harmonise, Humanitarian Response Planning, Needs Assessment
Sources Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSNET)


An elevated risk of Famine (IPC Phase 5) continues in northeast Nigeria, where in addition to directly leading to loss of life, ongoing Boko Haram conflict continues to significantly limit food availability and access. Large populations have lost their livelihoods, and many remain highly dependent on humanitarian assistance to meet their basic food needs. Furthermore, areas of Borno State remain inaccessible to humanitarian actors, and in many instances populations are congregated in larger cities away from their homes. 

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