Bulama, (back row second from left) a former IDP, hosts IDPs in his home. Bulama's family and his guests all survive on ICRC food distributions. CC BY-NC-ND / ICRC / Adavize Baiye
The ICRC has scaled up its humanitarian response to civilians affected by armed violence in North East Nigeria.
In 2016, we continue to provide food, shelter and essential household items to internally displaced persons. Our teams also facilitated access to clean water, shelter, medical care, and restoring family links.
Highlights of our work in Nigeria between January and August 2016
|892,040 people received food ration for up to three months|
|248,037 returnees received agricultural inputs to start farming again|
| ||308,594 patients treated at 14 ICRC-supported centres and 6 mobile clinics|
| ||Improved access to water and sanitation for 130,000 people|
| ||Visited 21,442 detainees to help in improving their living conditions|
For more information, read the full update on our work in Nigeria.