Out of Sight: Northeast Nigeria's Humanitarian Crisis

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Nigeria represents one of the United States’ most important relationships in Africa; a critical geostrategic partner for economic, political, and security considerations; and a recipient of substantial bilateral assistance. Despite U.S. security sector and humanitarian assistance programs, ten years of violent insurgency in northeast Nigeria have led to massive humanitarian needs for more than seven million people, and the crisis shows no signs of abating. During this event, CSIS's Humanitarian Agenda launches their latest report on humanitarian challenges in northeast Nigeria. The discussion will focus on the ongoing challenges and include recommendations for stakeholders responding to the humanitarian crisis with COVID-19 on the horizon.