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NEMA solicits stakeholders for more drugs to IDPs camps [Photos]

nema*Donates relief materials to violence victims in Kogi

To further strengthen supports to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), especially in the areas of healthcare

for women and children as well as Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has rallied the critical stakeholders for immediate deployment of necessary services and materials including more drugs to the IDPs camps in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States. 

At the NEMA headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday, the DG Muhammad Sani Sidi met with the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency Dr Ado Muhammad, Prof Abdulsalami Nasidi.

Also in the meeting was Prof Tekena Harry of the National Centre for Disease Control, Country Representatives of World Health Organization (WHO) Dr Rui Gama Vaz and UNICEF Country Rep Jean Gough in strategizing towards addressing emerging challenges in the camps. 

Some of the identified challenges are how to accelerate the recovery of freed IDPs who were under the captives of terrorists for a long time and seriously malnourished, malaria, prevention of communicable diseases, protection from snakes, etc.

 

NEMA donates relief materials to victims of communal clash in Kogi communities

In another development, NEMA Handed over relief materials to victims of communal clash in Kupa community of Lokoja Local Government Area and Bagana Community of Omala local Government Area of Kogi State. [See pictures]

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