Insecurity and threats of attacks have heavily constrained humanitarian access in Nigeria, particularly in Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe states, which are affected by Boko Haram’s insurgency. This insurgency in northeastern Nigeria, surging banditry violence in the northwest and farmer/herder conflict in the middle belt have all culminated into a complex country crises.
This insecurity has affected civilian’s access to services and aid delivery and aid organisation are restricted from operating in areas not under the control of the federal government. Health care has also been affected by Boko Haram and banditry activity.
2021 Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition (SHCC) Report