UN-OCHA new Head of Office in Nigeria Mr Trond Jensen Friday visited NEMA headquarters in Abuja.

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) new Head of Office in Nigeria @OCHANigeria Mr Trond Jensen Friday visited NEMA headquarters in Abuja. He was received by the Director General AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (rtd). Mr Jensen was accompanied by Mr Vincent Omuga also of the UN-OCHA Nigeria, while the Director Planning Research and Forecasting Mr Kayode Fagbemi joined the Director-General in receiving them.
The Director-General of NEMA and new Head of UN-OCHA Nigeria discussed about collaboration between the two organisations with commitment to work towards adding more value for benefit of the distressed.

NEMA distributes relief to persons affected by windstorms in Kwara State.

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) at the weekend distributed relief materials to 662 households affected by windstorm in three Local Government Areas of Kwara State.
 
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the affected local government areas are Kaiama, Baruten and Edu.
 
The  relief materials made up of food and non-food items which distributed directly to the affected persons in Kaiama, Baruten and Edu Local Government Areas. 
Director General of  AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (rtd), while flagging off the distribution said the relief intervention was approved by President Muhammadu Buhari for the affected persons to ameliorate the impact of the disaster they suffered and enable them to restart their lives.
The DG NEMA who was represented by the Head of the Agency’s Minna Operations Office, covering Niger and Kwara  States Lydia Wagami Madu gave the breakdown of the items as 662 bags of rice (12.5kg), 662 bags of maize (12.5kg), 662 bags of beans (25kg), 66 bags of sugar, 66 kegs of vegetable oil and 1,300 pieces of the mattress.
 
Others, he said were 1,300 pieces of blankets, 1,300 pieces of mosquito net, 1,200 bags of cement, 1,000 bundles of roofing sheet, 175 bags of 3 inches nail, and 350 packets of zinc nail.
 
The Director-General of NEMA AVM Muhammed, who made the presentation of the items, noted that the agency had earlier responded to the disaster when it was brought to its notice.
 
Muhammed appreciated the supports of the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Faruq in the discharge of NEMA’s mandates. 
 
He said this informed the current distribution exercise.
 
He said the relief intervention was also to identify with the affected persons in their time of need and ensure they felt the impact of government at the grassroots level.
 
The relief distribution was carried out together with staff of Kwara State Emergency Management Authority, traditional leaders and residents.
Two of the beneficiaries, Jibril Mohammed and Mariam Haruna, who spoke on behalf of the beneficiaries, expressed their happiness and promised to make use of the items judiciously.

NEMA distributes fertilizers in Jigawa under the EAIF

NEMA direct distribution of fertilizers to farmers in Jigawa State under the Emergency Agricultural Intervention approved by Mr President, His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari
Honorable Minister of Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development Sadiya Farouq flagged off the distribution recently with the Director General of NEMA Muhammadu A Muhammad

ECOWAS Presents ICT Equipment to NEMA

ECOWAS Commissioner for Social Affairs and Gender, Dr Siga Fatima Jagne, who presented the items said the gesture was part of it’s capacity building and institutional strengthening support of national disaster management and civil protection agencies in ECOWAS Region.
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NEMA Delivers relief to affected Traders at Ogbogonogo Market Asaba

The HM @sadiya.farouq of @fmhds_ng flagged off distribution of relief supports delivered to Delta State by NEMA for distribution to affected traders of the recent fire incident at Ogbogonogo Market, Asaba. @officialdgnema @iaokowa

The HM @sadiya.farouq and @officialdgnema with the @festuskeyamo70 HM of State for Labour and Employment, also delivered the sympathy of Mr President to Gov @iaokowa and the affected persons. They also visited the burnt market and interacted with the traders.

The items delivered include: 120 sewing machines
100 hair dryers
80 grinding machines
625 bags of rice
625 bags of maize, 625 bags of beans
31 bags of salt
63 kegs of vegetable oil.
Others were:
85 cartons of Tin tomatoes 56 cartons of seasoning 1,875 bags of cement
300 bundles of roofing sheets
300 packs of zinc nails
625 bags of 3 inches nails and 750 pieces of ceiling boards.

Relief Delivery to Muna IDP’s Camp Fire Victims

Further to delivery of relief items to the Muna Garage IDPs camp that was gutted by fire in Borno State, The Hon Minister Sadiya Farouq @sadiya.farouq of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs & Social Development @fmhds_ng and AVM Muhammadu A Muhammed (rtd) @officialdgnema yesterday visited Borno State to commiserate with the State Governor, Professor Zulum, @gov_borno and the Internally Displaced Person as the Minister flagged off the relief distribution.

National NEMA Commences Distribution of Relief Materials to Fire Victims at Muna IDPs Camp

#NemaNigeria has commenced distribution of relief supports to victims of the fire🔥 incident at Muna Garage IDPs camp in Borno State.

So far, food items have been given to them.
Non food items, also approved, soon to be distributed too in line with concerns of His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari.

The Honorable Minister @sadiya.farouq @fmhds_ng had earlier in a message commiserated with the victims and assured them of the Federal Government’s supports.
The fire incident which occurred on Saturday night had destroyed the Internally Displaced  shelters, food and household items.