Northeastern Nigeria - Situation report December 2018

Northeastern Nigeria - Situation report December 2018
Dec 2018

Key messages

  • The latest Cadre Harmonisé analysis (November 2018) indicates that 1.7 million people currently face food insecurity in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states (October–December 2018) – a slight decrease compared with the same period last year, demonstrating the effectiveness of humanitarian efforts in the region, however 2.7 million are projected to be severely food-insecure in June–October 2019 unless adequate livelihoods assistance is provided.
  • In its continued effort to alleviate food insecurity in conflict-affected areas of northeastern Nigeria, FAO is providing 10 520 households with small ruminants and 88 100 households with dry season and micro-/backyard gardening kits in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states under FAO’s 2018/19 dry season agricultural programme.
  • FAO still requires USD 11.6 million to boost agricultural production during the 2018/19 dry season, which began in October 2018 in most areas, as well as to implement year-round livelihood activities.