Linking Relief, Rehabilitation and Development and promoting the stability and safety of communities in displacement in North East Nigeria


The overall objective of this programme is to promote stability and resilience among people affected by conflict and displacement in north-east Nigeria. The programme will help improve access to basic services for vulnerable people affected by displacements, boost socio-economic recovery and ensure sustainable livelihoods for displaced persons, host communities and returnees, focusing in particular on the needs of young people to reduce the risks of crime and radicalisation, and improve community safety and conflict mediation. The activities will be implemented in the states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa.

Main objectives

Promote stability and resilience among those affected by conflict and displacement in North East Nigeria.

1- Improve access to basic services for vulnerable individuals affected by displacement.

2- Strengthen socio-economic recovery and sustainable livelihoods for IDPs, host communities and returnees, with a particular focus on addressing the needs of youth at risk of criminality and radicalisation.

3- Enhance community safety and conflict mediation and resolution capacity.

Adoption date
EUTF contribution
EUR 11 623 000
Norwegian Refugee Council, Danish Refugee Council, International Rescue Committee
Nigeria (Borno, Gombe, Adamawa)
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This action in numbers

Number of jobs created
Number of people assisted to develop economic income-generating activities
1 540
Number of people benefiting from professional trainings (TVET) and/or skills development
Number of local development plans directly supported
107 930
Number of people receiving basic social services
163 000
Number of people receiving nutrition assistance
28 800
Number of people receiving food-security related assistance
70 %
% in reduction of negative coping mechanism being adapted by the targeted communities.
60 %
% of targeted households have secured their HLP rights
60 %
% of beneficiaries (M/F) reporting improvement in their well-being or ability to cope
30 %
% reduction in average coping strategy index score (context-specific livelihoods CSI) among targeted households by the end of the project
50 %
% increase in number of months of adequate household food provisioning (MAHFP) during project period
60 %
% of targeted populations (M/F) which report increase in quality and access to water and sanitation services
50 %
% of effective coverage for the treatment of acute malnutrition (M/F)
1 000
Number of MSMEs created or supported
Number of staff from governmental institutions, internal security forces and relevant non-state actors trained on security, border management, CVE, conflict prevention, protection of civilian populations and human rights


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