206 MILLION estimated population of Nigeria UN – December 2020
8.7 MILLION Estimated Number of People in Need in Northeast Nigeria UN – February 2021
2.9 MILLION Estimated Numbers of Internally Displaced Persons in Nigeria UNHCR – February 2021
308,000 Estimated Numbers of Nigerian Refugees in West Africa UNHCR – April 2021
12.8 MILLION forecast acutely food insecure population for the lean season 2021 CH – March 2021
Major OAG attacks on population centers in northeastern Nigeria – including the city of Damasak in Borno state and the city of Geidam in Yobe state – have displaced hundreds of thousands since the end of March.
Intermunicipal violence and OCG activities continue to drive displacement and exacerbate needs in northwestern Nigeria.
Approximately 12.8 million people will need emergency food aid during the lean season from June to August, a significant deterioration in food security in Nigeria compared to 2020.