North-East Nigeria Humanitarian Situation Update - April 2018

Post date Sunday, 20 May, 2018 - 10:14
Document Type Report
Content Themes Cadre Harmonise, Programme quality, Resource Mobilization, Response Monitoring, Agriculture, Cash and Vouchers, Livestock, Livelihoods, Food Assistance, Food Security, Food Security Cluster, Coordination, Information Management
Sources Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)


Now in its ninth year, the crisis in north-east Nigeria remains one of the most severe in the world. In the three worst-affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe, 1.7 million persons are internally displaced and human rights violations continue to be reported daily. The food security and nutrition situation remains extremely concerning as conflict continues to limit the amount of land under cultivation and as the lean season (May through September) is about to start. The March 2018 Cadre Harmonisé – updated analysis of the food security and nutrition situation –  reveals that the number of people estimated to be facing critical and crisis food and nutrition insecurity levels (IPC 3 and 4) is projected at up to 3 million people in the coming months.

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