Niger Humanitarian Emergency

A young mother and her son.

Country Population:

19.9 mil

Level of crisis

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

The conflict in the Central Sahel region, one of the world’s fastest-growing emergencies, has created a protection crisis for women and girls. Escalating violence and displacement have heightened the risk of gender-based violence and harmful practices and disrupted access to basic services, including sexual and reproductive health care. In Niger, where climate-related hazards pose an additional concern, millions of people have been affected. UNFPA’s humanitarian action in Niger includes life-saving services such as family planning, maternal health care and support for GBV survivors, as well as awareness raising, delivery of supplies, and capacity strengthening initiatives.

Humanitarian needs

Last updated on - April 2021

Total people in need

2.9 million

Women of reproductive age

610,741

Pregnant women

96,135

Young people

956,963

Humanitarian funding

Resources in US$

Key results2020

UNFPA-assisted safe deliveries

Total people reached with all types of GBV services

Affected population reached with Family Planning services

Number of women of reproductive age (aged 15-49) reached with SRH services

Number of adolescents aged 10-14 reached with SRH services

Number of adolescents aged 15-19 reached with SRH services

Number of young people aged 20-24 reached with SRH services

Number of older persons aged 65+ reached with SRH services

Number of people reached with SRH/GBV information and awareness activities

Number of people reached with personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies

Number of mobile clinics

Functional health facilities supported by UNFPA that provide Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC)

Dignity Kits distributed

Number of safe spaces

Number of adolescent and youth-friendly spaces supported by UNFPA

Number of health facilities that provide specialized GBV services (including Clinical Management of Rape), supported by UNFPA

Youth facilitators and volunteers trained on sexual and reproductive health

Personnel trained on clinical management of rape

Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Package (MISP)

Disclaimer
  • Results data are reported and updated as they become available.
  • -Targets and UNFPA's populations of concern, including women of reproductive age and pregnant women, are estimated using the MISP calculator.
  • -Funding estimates are based on country planning processes, including inter-agency humanitarian response plans and regional refugee and resilience plans.

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