West and Central Africa — Lake Chad Basin Crisis Monthly Dashboard 48 (30 September 2022)

05 Oct 2022 West and Central Africa Round 48 Download

The crisis currently affecting the Lake Chad Basin states results from a complex combination of factors, including conflict with Non-State Armed Groups, extreme poverty, underdevelopment and a changing climate, which together have triggered significant displacement of populations. As of 30 September 2022, Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria were hosting an estimated 5,828,247 affected individuals made up of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Refugees (both in- and out-of-camp) and Returnees (Former IDPs and Returnees from abroad) and. 

74 per cent of the affected population (representing 4,339,352 individuals) were located in Nigeria, while 11 per cent resided in Cameroon (653,316 individuals), 9 per cent in Chad (512,411 individuals) and 6 per cent in Niger (323,168 individuals).


RO Dakar, RODakar-DataResearch@iom.int