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.