Abuja - ?The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has started
distributing special relief material for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in
camps across Maiduguri metropolis.
NEMA's Northeast zonal office distributed the items.
The food and non food items are meant to cater for IDPs
with special needs like diabetes patients,babies and nursing mothers. ? ?
The food items distributed to the camps include milk
formula for babies, milk, biscuits, custard, wheat, Hungary rice and soya.
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The non-food items distributed include
slippers,blankets,plates,spoons, body jelly, soap,detergents and dignity kits
for lactating mothers. ?
?This distribution is not withstanding
the memorandum of understanding signed by the agency and Borno State government.
North-East Zone in ?Maiduguri, said NEMA would supply ll food items to be prepared in camps while
the state government would provide condiments and other necessities for cooking
Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, is among
areas hardest hit by the Boko Haram insurgency that has killed over 20 000 and
displaced more than 2 million people.
- CAJ News