Abuja - The National Emergency Management
Agency (NEMA) has appealed to stakeholders to immediately deploy relief aid to
camps housing refugees in three states worst hit by insurgency.
The agency appealed particularly for more drugs to the
internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States.
Director General of NEMA, Muhammad Sani Sidi, made the
appeal after meeting with key stakeholders from the National Primary Health
Care Development Agency, National Centre for Disease Control, World Health
Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund.
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Sidi said the assistance would further strengthen
supports to IDPs especially in the areas of healthcare for women and children
as well as water sanitation and hygiene (WASH).
CAJ News established that some of the identified
challenges are malnutrition, malaria, communicable diseases and snakes. - CAJ
- CAJ News