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Which part of Nigeria remains one of the most severe humanitarian crisis zones?

Northeastern Nigeria remains one of the country’s most severe humanitarian crisis zones. In 2022, the humanitarian situation in the region’s Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states remained fragile after more than 13 years of conflict, climate change, high food prices, and increasing numbers of people on the move. The conflict has led to widespread internal displacement, alarming levels of food insecurity and malnutrition, and outbreaks of diseases such as cholera. In addition, the closure of camps, inflation and flooding worsened the crisis, particularly affecting vulnerable people who lack basic services and livelihoods. In 2022, some 4.1 million people in the three states were at risk of hunger. 300,000 children were also affected by severe acute malnutrition.

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