NEMA delivers relief materials to victims displaced by Boko Haram
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA North East zone has delivered relief items to victims displaced by insurgency from Gwoza, Madagali, Michika , Uba and Mubi LGAs in IDP camps in Adamawa State.
While handing over the materials to the camp central coordinating committee which comprises various stakeholders (like Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency SEMA, Red cross, civil defence , police , faith based organisations,local and international NGOs like JNI oxfam, SISCOPE, IRC, MSF and UNFPA) at the NYSC Orientation camp in yola; the Zonal Coordinator NEMA North East Alh Muhammed Kanar who was represented by Senior Relief and Rehabilitation officer Saidu Alkali said that the Agency was Impressed by the level of assistance and donations by individuals and corporate entities towards alleviating the suffering of the IDPS.
Alh kanar said that the Director General of NEMA had instructed the Zonal office to ensure that all arrangements have been put in place to ensure that the IDPS stay in camps is made as comfortable as possible.
Receiving the items on behalf of the IDPs, the permanent secretary ADSEMA Alh Haruna Furo, appreciated the support of the Federal Government towards addressing the plight of the people in distress within the North East region.
He said the humanitarian intervention from NEMA would go a long way to ease condition of the displaced people and their host communities.
The humanitarian relief delivered to the camps in three trucks are made up of food and non food items such as rice,
Maize, millets, mattresses, blankets,mosquito nets, sanitary items, detergents, and clothing for women and Children, other items delivered are buckets, soaps and noodles among others. More interventions have been arranged as part of the plans aimed at ensuring the return and rehabilitation of the IDPs.