FICHE REPORT: Cadre Harmonisé for Identification of Risk Areas and Vulnerable Populations in Sixteen (16) States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) of Nigeria - October 2018

Post date Monday, 12 November, 2018 - 12:30
Document Type Report
Content Themes Cadre Harmonise, Humanitarian Response Planning, Response Maps, Preparedness, Livelihoods, Food Assistance, Food Security, Coordination
Sources Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSNET), FAO, WFP

The CH analysis process was jointly led and facilitated by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, FAO, WFP, FEWS NET, and the Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS). The participants cut across various organizations such as: the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Federal Ministry of Health, Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning, National Programme for Food Security, National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services, National Bureau of Statistics, Nigerian Meteorological Agency, National Emergency Management Agency, Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria and similar agencies across the 16 states and FCT, UN agencies including FAO, WFP, UN OCHA and UNICEF; Development Partners/INGOs including FEWS NET, ACF, Save the Children, Oxfam, National NGOs and the Food Security Sector.

The Cadre Harmonisé (CH) is the framework for consensual analysis of acute food and nutrition insecurity situations in the ECOWAS region. The October 2018 CH analysis covered sixteen Northern States of Nigeria namely: Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue, Borno, Gombe, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Niger, Plateau, Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe, Zamfara  including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The analysis took food and nutrition security outcome indicators and relevant indicators and contributing factors namely, Hazards and Vulnerability, Food Availability, Access, Stability and Utilization including Water, and Sanitation into account. Compared to the previous round of October, 2017, the 2018 CH results show a decrease in the current situation of 703,862 (representing 22.3%) people in the critical phases (3 to 5) of food insecurity. However, for the three states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe, the decrease is 851,519 (representing 33.2%) people in these critical phases.

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