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Northeast Nigeria 2020 Secondary Data Review


A Secondary Data Review (SDR) is a research technique used to obtain information to create a clear analytical overview. An analyst undertaking an SDR considers multiple pieces of secondary data to create a coherent as possible picture on a specific topic.

The objective to of this exercise to see the availability of the information, gaps in information before the multi sector assessment in the field and as well to facilitate the HNO development by providing detail qualitative information around the framework and to provide the quantitate datasets for the various component of Humanitarian Needs Overview.


OCHA information management unit facilitate the process together with AAWG and IMWG. Process begins with the collection of assessment reports and data collected by different humanitarian actors in BAY states over the course of last one year. Organization, sectors, and UN agencies contribute by sharing assessment reports and data which IMWG store in a structured google drive. A tool has been adapted to facilitate the technical part of the process to pull out information from the document. OCHA IMO setup the tool and create relevant project in the tool and also develop analysis framework in the tool.

Key findings: 

Though the actual process is ongoing, but these preliminary findings will give an idea about availability of information at broader level while details to come in the final finding. Limited inputs were provided from WASH, Nutrition, Food security and Health sectors while Mine Action, CCCM and Shelter & NFIs sectors.

It has been also noticed that compared less assessments have been conducted since October 2019 as compare to same period of 2018 and 2019. this is because of security situation and as well as ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Assessment Report: 
Assessment Questionnaire: 
Available on Request
Assessment Data: 
Available on Request
Assessment Date(s): 
с 01 Окт 2019 по 31 Авг 2020

Level of Representation

Report completed
Unit(s) of Measurement: 
Collection Method(s): 
Key Informant Interview
Focus group discussion
Baseline data analysis
Field Interview
Population Type(s): 
Displaced population
Camp population
Host communities
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Participating Organization(s): 
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
International Organization for Migration
United Nations Children's Fund
United Nations Department of Global Communications
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
United Nations Population Fund
World Food Programme
World Health Organization
Other location: 
Borno, Adamawa and Yobe State
Information Management
Inter-Cluster Coordination
Rapid Response Mechanism
Rapid Response to Population Movements
Nigeria: Complex Emergency - 2014-2021