Nigeria emergency – over 2 million displaced Nigerians need your support

Northern Nigeria has experienced conflict since 2013, with towns and villages attacked by Boko Haram militia. Thousands of men, women and children have been killed, kidnapped or forced to abandon their homes to escape the incursions.

As families flee to Chad, Niger and Cameroon, they are relying on UNHCR for emergency assistance including shelter, water, food, medicine and counselling.

UNHCR teams are providing safe refuge for thousands of desperate refugees, but as the crisis escalates, displaced Nigerians need your support to survive.


Support the Nigeria Emergency


Your donation in action

Nigerian women queue to receive food at the Minawao refugee camp in Cameroon


Food Food

A Nigerian woman balances a 20-litre bucket of water on her head at a collection point in Minawao refugee camp in Cameroon


Kaltouma, 22, and her family bring their survival kit to their new shelter in the camp of Dar-es-Salaam


Supplies Supplies

Nigerian refugees leave Ngouboua on the coast of Lake Chad for the Dar-es-Salaam camp.

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