Tag Archives: Humanitarian

Nigeria May Get Food Aids From U.S-China Trade Wars

Tayo Olanipekun The U.S President, Donald Trump, has said the trade war with China will benefit “poor and starving countries in the form of humanitarian assistance.” In a flurry of tweets on Friday morning, he said the over $100bn his country would make from the tariff slammed on goods coming from China would enable the U.S buy more agricultural products …

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Nigeria Steering Towards Another Deadly Cholera Outbreak, Humanitarian Group Warns

Bayo Akinloye Overcrowded displacement camps coupled with a lack of basic sanitation facilities and hygiene will cause another cholera outbreak in northeast Nigeria if action is not taken now to prevent it, warns the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). A record high number of 10,000 cases of cholera was recorded in northeast Nigeria in 2018, with more than 175 registered deaths, …

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UN, Partners Seek N353.8 bn Aid For Vulnerable Nigerians

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Tayo Olanipekun The United Nations (UN) and its partners require N 353,880,000,000  to continue providing basic needs to the most vulnerable people in Nigeria as part of the 2019-2021 Humanitarian Response Strategy for the country. This as the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) together with the UN Development Programme and other partners is today in Abuja launching the 2019 Nigeria Regional …

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UN Laments Over Lack Of Access For Aid Delivery In Borno

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The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has lamented over the interruption of aid delivery to the internally displaced people in Rann, a town in eastern Borno State. Ran, about 10 kilometers from the border with Cameroon, came under a deadly attack by a non-state armed group on January 14, 2019 and the incident has led to …

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