Where We Work

Nigeria

Over the past few years, the humanitarian situation in Nigeria has been increasingly deteriorating because the conflict between government forces and the Boko Haram armed group has intensified.

Recently published IOM data has identified over 1.8 million IDPs, the majority of which are located in Borno and Yobe states. Humanitarian actors estimate 17 million people affected by the conflict are food insecure, while 3 million young people have dropped out of the school system and 500,000 children suffer from severe malnutrition.

COOPI has been responding to this emergency in the States of Borno and Yobe  since July 2014. The program implemented focuses on food distribution, malnutrition prevention and care, education in emergency and protection of minors affected by the conflict.

*Data about COOPI’s achievements are based on last balance sheet.


THE SITUATION IN Nigeria

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HDI


40,4% %

Illiteracy rate


32.9 %

Rate of moderate/severe child malnutrition


0 %

Rate of population living below poverty line


COOPI'S ACTIVITY IN Nigeria

16

Projects

333,048

Beneficiaries

11

International staff

144

Local staff

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Within the project “Intervention to extend the access to quality education (formal and non formal) and psychosocial support for school-age children in...

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Vouchers against hunger

In Northeastern Nigeria the humanitarian emergency is getting worse as a result of the increasingly intense conflict between government forces and the armed...

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Nigeria: Fatima has recovered

The little girl in the photo is called Fatima. She is an orphan of only two years old: her father fell victim to a bomb blasted by Boko Haram in...

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After a Boko Haram attack

The picture above displays Abubakar Ali with one of our aid worker, a few days after having joined our program of “Immediate humanitarian assistance to...

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Nigeria: escaping the war

COOPI and ECHO projects for children and refugees stricken by Boko Haram. In the north of Nigeria and along the borders of Niger, Chad and...

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