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Agency allays refugees fears of material support

11 November 2014, 11:20

Abuja - The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has assured adequate support for internally displaced persons amid the rising number of the community in the North East.

Director General of the Agency (NEMA), Muhammad Sani Sidi, gave the assurance at a stakeholders meeting in Abuja on the humanitarian situation in North east

He said the Federal Government had made available adequate food items and other relief materials to last them for a long period of time.

Sidi assured the unwavering commitment of the government to support the displaced persons.

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He said the meeting was called to harmonize all humanitarian activities in the areas affected by the security challenge to ensure compliance with international standards and the Nigerian national development plans.

Sidi said in addition to the response so far, a high power Federal Government delegation would soon visit the various camps to critically assess conditions of the displaced persons and provide further supports to them.

Terror blamed on the Boko Haram sect and communal clashes have displaced thousands of people mostly in the North East.

– CAJ News


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