Nigeria

L2

Coordination mechanism: Sector
Year of activation: 2015
NSC: UNICEF P4 FT (Coordination structure for NE Nigeria)
Deputy: N/A
IMO: IMO (UNICEF)
Other: NGO Co-lead: Action Against Hunger (AAH).
Coordination arrangement:
- Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) leads at Federal level and UNICEF co-leads.
- Three state-level Nutrition Sectors in Northeast Nigeria states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe co-led by State Primary Health Care Development Agency (SPHCDA) & UNICEF


Country Key Contacts

John Mukisa

Nutrition Sector Coordinator jmukisa@unicef.org

Abba Sadiq Usman

Nutrition Sector Co-Coordinator nutsectorco-ma@ng-actionagainsthunger.org

Annual report 2023

Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO)
Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP)
Current Challenges
  1. Insecurity resulting in disruption of services and rendering many areas inaccessible.
  2. Negative impacts of economic and fuel crisis
  3. Poor infrastructure including roads, hospitals, etc.
  4. Inadequate number of health workers
  5. Poor WASH, food insecurity, and high levels of illiteracy
  6. IDP relocations to hard-to-reach areas
  7. Sub-optimal co-location of services for treatment of severe and moderate acute malnutrition
  8. Sub-optimal stabilization center bed capacity
  9. Nutrition supplies (RUTF) buffer stock not available for non BHA (donor) supported partners
  10. Pipeline break for preventive nutrition supplies but could as well face a major shortfall of treatment nutrition supplies

 

Advocacy, Intersectoral Collaboration and Preparedness
Advocacy Survey
Country Advocacy Strategy developedNo
Link to document 
Advocacy activities included in annual work planYes
Specific WG leading advocacy work establishedNo
Preparedness
Contingency plan or ERP plan developed/updatedYes
Link to document 
Intersectoral Collaboration (ISC)
Intersectoral projects currently under implementationYes
Clusters engaged
Food security, Nutrition, Health, WASH, Protection, Logistics

Key Figures

(million)

Funding

(million)
Number of SAM under-five children in need
(million)
Number of MAM under-five children in need
(million)
Number of children 6-23 months in need of BSFP- Blanket Supplementary Feeding Programme
(million)
Number of children 6-59 months in need of Vitamin A Supplementation
(million)
Number of children 6-23 months in need of Micronutrient Powder Supplementation
(million)
Number of PLW counselled (one-on-one) on IYCF
(million)
Number of moderately acutely malnourished PLW in need
(million)
Number of moderately acutely malnourished PLW in need of BSFP
(million)
Number of PW in need of iron/folate supplementation
(million)

Total partners

0
NNGOs
0
INGOs
0
UN agencies
0
Authorities
0
Observers
0
Donors

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