More than 30,000 refugees from Nigeria have arrived in Niger during the past two months alone, tripling the number who have fled there since last year.
UNHCR is stepping up assistance to nearly 4,000 displaced people who lost all their goods in a fire which swept through a camp in northeastern Nigeria.
UNHCR steps up activities, despite COVID-19, to assist Niger as new influx of women and children refugees in April takes total figure to over 60,000.
Almost 8,000 Cameroonian refugees have fled to Nigeria’s eastern and southern states of Taraba and Cross Rivers over the past fortnight.
More than 40,000 people have now been forced to cross from northwest Nigeria into Niger as a result of an upsurge in violent attacks on civilians over.
Recent spike in violence in north-western parts of Nigeria has forced an estimated 20,000 people to seek safety and security in Niger since April.
UNHCR calls for urgent support for more than 35,000 people who fled Boko Haram attacks, and now face acute needs in Cameroon’s remote desert north.
A new upsurge of violence in northeastern Nigeria has forced thousands of people to seek safety in Chad’s Lake Chad region.
An estimated 6,000 refugees have fled Nigeria’s Borno State since December, when clashes erupted between Nigerian government and non-state armed groups.