Now entering its ninth year, the crisis in north-east Nigeria has created vulnerabilities and humanitarian concerns. An estimated 7.7 million men, women, boys and girls are in acute need of protection and assistance. While the humanitarian community has provided life-saving assistance to over 5.6 million affected people in 2017 and helped stabilise living conditions for millions of people, reducing mortality and morbidity, significant humanitarian needs still remain.
The Early Recovery & Livelihoods Sector Working Group has been established in 2015 in response to the security concerns challenges. The four pillars of the Sector work are the following : Mine Action, Debris & Waste Management, Emergency Livelihoods and Recovery Shelter.