In Nigeria, the ICRC helps people affected by armed conflict and violence, particularly in the North-East. We promote international humanitarian law and other rules that protect people during armed violence and we support the emergency-response work of the Nigerian Red Cross Society.

Latest Update
In numbers

January - December 2022

  • 219,912
    people were given standard food rations.
  • 449,963
    consultations carried out in 19 ICRC-supported Primary Health Care Centres (PHCCs).
  • 8,522
    children under five years old with severe acute malnutrition received nutrition treatment.
  • 536,901
    people assisted with access to clean water, sanitation and shelter.
  • 35,679
    people received shelter in Adamawa, Benue, Borno, Cross River, Kaduna, Plateau and Yobe states
  • 14
    separated children or unaccompanied minors were reunited with their family members.
  • 6,198
    phone calls from communities relating to health, water and sanitation, family separation and shelter needs were handled by the ICRC.