May 30, 2017

NEMA Adopts Cash Transfer Programme In Relief Response

As part of the measures to reposition relief response and ensure transparency in line with emerging global best practices, the National Emergency Management Agency is to expand the scope of relief intervention by adopting the Cash Transfer Tool as one of the strategic ways of reaching out to affected persons […]
August 11, 2016

Boko Haram: U.S. donates $37 million extra to assist north-eastern Nigeria

During a trip to Maiduguri at the center of the Boko Haram insurgency this week, USAID’s Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance Director Jeremy Konyndyk announced the donation of $37 million extra to support additional humanitarian assistance for people affected by the conflict and severe food insecurity in Nigeria and throughout […]
August 9, 2016

Disastrous flood affects over 5300 houses in Kano, Nigeria

Some 5,300 houses have been ruined after a disastrous flood hit six local government areas, LGAs, in Kano State, namely Bebeji, Dawakin Kudu, Kiru, Shanono, Bagwai and Garun-Malam LGAs. This was revealed on Monday, August 8, by the Executive Secretary of the Kano State Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation Agency, Alhaji […]
July 15, 2016

NGOs using pictures of starving IDPs to defraud donors- NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has disclosed that local Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the country are using the circulating photos of starved Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to defraud international donors and mobilize funds. The funds are said to be diverted by the NGOs for their own personal use […]