Crisis Profile Borno State
Created: 25/11/2016 +


This crisis profile describes the humanitarian situation across Borno state, where the population is experiencing severe needs across all sectors.

  • Borno state in northeast Nigeria has been worst affected by the Boko Haram insurgency and military counterinsurgency.
  • Borno state hosts almost two million IDPs and returnees, with the majority of displaced living in host communities with severely depleted resources.
  • Although access has improved over the course of 2016, access constraints are high and large parts of Borno remain inaccessible to humanitarian actors.
  • Food insecurity and critical malnutrition rates are the priority concerns.