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Stakeholders to further strengthen supports to Internally Displaced Persons

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 today, the DG Muhammad Sani Sidi met with the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency Dr Ado Muhammad, Prof Abdulsalami Nasidi and 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


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All correspondences should be addressed to: Public Relations Division, National Emergency Management Agency, No. 8, Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent Maitama, Abuja Email: nemapress@yahoo.com or info@nema.gov.ng

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