The Lake Chad Basin area, which includes parts of Nigeria, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon, is facing one of the most severe humanitarian crises of our times. The crisis is characterized by displacement of at least 2.5 million (IDPs, refugees and, returnees).
The situation in the Lake Chad region is deteriorating, as States are unable to provide adequate services to the affected communities. This coupled with a decrease in humanitarian funding creates a gap in meeting humanitarian needs.
Lutheran World Federation (LWF-Chad & Cameroon), Christian Aid-Nigeria and Norwegian Church Aid (NCA-Nigeria) have raised a regional appeal covering Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria to respond to this crisis and are planning to support improved living conditions of the affected populations (IDPs, refugees and host communities.