It seeks to protect and assist the people affected by emergencies throughout the country, paying particular attention to those caught up in the conflict in the northeast. Skirmishes and bombings in Nigeria’s north-eastern states (mainly Adamawa, Borno and Yobe) have had dire humanitarian consequences. Parts of the north-east have been secured, and people have attempted to return home; some communities with urgent, unmet needs have become accessible to humanitarian actors. However, security constraints still limit access to other areas, and most people remain displaced. Reportedly, there are over 2.3 million IDPs in Nigeria – mostly in host communities – and hundreds of thousands of Nigerian refugees in neighbouring countries. Northeastern Nigeria, Middle Belt and southern Nigeria.
People affected by conflict/other violence will meet their urgent needs with the help of food distributed by the National Society/ICRC, including in areas that are
challenging to reach.
People affected by conflict/other violence, focus on remote/underserved communities and other vulnerable groups.