Nigeria

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Displaced population tracked by DTM in Nigeria
Latest IDP estimates (conflict) from IDMC
1,706,818
In Nigeria, IDMC GRID Dec 2017
Total population in Nigeria
As of 2015 World Bank
Region
West and Central Africa

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  • Administrative division with available number of displaced persons
  • Site assessed by DTM

389,281 displaced individuals (60,232 households) were identified in DTM's first Round in Nigeria.

This displacement report covers the period of October to December 2014. In Adamawa, Bauchi, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe states, 389,281 IDPs (60,232 households) were identified.

As of 14 December 2014, 389,281 IDPs in 60,232 households were identified in the first round of assessments.

The dashboard is a map indicating the number of returnees per LGA. 1,099,509 returnees returned to Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States. 64,151 (5.8%) are Nigerian refugees from Chad and Cameroon. The map indicates return areas, inaccessible areas, water boundaries and state boundaries. 

Between December 2016 and January 2017, the number of identified IDPs increased by 129,386 individuals (7.3% increase). This brings the total number if IDPs in Nigeria to 1,899,830 (337,353 households).

As of the 31 December, the conflict in the northeastern part of Nigeria has left an estimated 1,770,444 people displaced across 6 most affected states.

Analysis of the DTM data collected across 63 IDP camps between the 13-17 December. 4,030 individuals comprising 1,033 families were recorded across these camps, 49% of these were living in improvised structures.

Situated on the international border between Cameroon and Nigeria, Kala Balge is a Local Government Area (LGA) in the conflict-affected Nigerian State of Borno. The current estimated population of IDPs is 35,295 individuals.

The dashboard is a map indicating the number of returnees per LGA. 1,099,509 returnees returned to Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States. 64,151 (5.8%) are Nigerian refugees from Chad and Cameroon. The map indicates return areas, inaccessible areas, water boundaries and state boundaries. 

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