Tag Archives: IDP

Flooding: Nassarawa State, WHO Prioritise Displaced Persons For Health Service Delivery

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In Nigeria, millions of people across 35 states have been affected by the flooding, causing extreme destruction in the country The torrent of water swept through Angulu Village, in Doma Local Government Area, Nasarawa State, displacing thousands of people and inundating dozens of buildings, including the health facility serving the community. With a swollen belly and aching feet, eight months …

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JFC’s Publication On IDPs, ‘Silent Cries’, Gets Media Boost

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Media organisations in Nigeria have pledged support for Journalists For Christ (JFC) on its recent publication, ‘Silent Cries’, a publication that comprises summaries of 20 sponsored stories on the plight of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria. The publication which is the third in a series is preceded by ‘Muffled Voices’ and ‘Managing Internal Displacement Crisis In Nigeria,’ all …

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Kuchingoro IDP Camp: Where Water, Sanitation Health, Facility Maintenance Are Collective Responsibility

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The Kuchingoro camp sheltering Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja is a huge camp. However, well-meaning Nigerians through various Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) have been visible with various projects including Water and Sanitation facilities. In this report facilitated by Christian media organisation, the Journalists For Christ (JFC) International Outreach, sponsored by the World Association For Christian Communication, …

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Reporting IDPs: JFC Shortlists 20 Pitches, To Train, Commission Journalists

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Journalists For Christ (JFC) International Outreach has shortlisted 20 pitches from  journalists, creative writers, presenters/producers, content creators and allied professionals who pitched story ideas after it called for pitches on advancing the living conditions of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria. According to President of JFC,  Mr. Lekan Otufodunrin, the stories are expected to generate reactions and call attention of …

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Promote Rights Of IDPs, JFC Urges Journalists

Faith based media NGO, Journalists For Christ (JFC) International Outreach has concluded a day stakeholders forum on the welfare and rights of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Abuja, asking the media to promote rights of the displaced persons. The event which attracted journalists, social workers and representative of IDPs in Kuchingoro camp, Abuja, was one of the activities in the …

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Journalists Have Not Reported IDP Issues Enough- Study

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Christian media group, Journalists For Christ International Outreach (JFC) has launched a report of its research on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) titled ‘Managing Internal Displacement Crisis in Nigeria’ which indicates that Nigerian journalists have not reported IDP issues enough. The launch which took place in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital had in attendance journalists, members of the civil society and IDPs …

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Stakeholders Urge FG To Improve Welfare of IDPs, Refugees

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Stakeholders have called on the Federal Government to improve the welfare of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and Refugees in the country. They made the call at a review meeting on findings and survey report in managing Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) crisis in Nigeria, a research carried out by the Journalists For Christ International Outreach, Nigeria, with support of the World …

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Muffled Voices: Journalists Tasked On Amplifying IDPs’ Voices

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Nigerian journalists have been urged to dedicate more time to reporting issues affecting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country. The call came during the presentation of Muffled Voices; a publication containing the report from two months media monitoring of six newspapers and two online platforms in Nigeria. With support from the World Association for Christian Communication (WACC), Bread for …

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Nigeria’s Top Business Leaders Join UN To Visit Borno 

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 Some of Nigeria’s most influential and powerful business leaders traveled to Maiduguri on Tuesday in a first-ever collective visit to camps for internally displaced people where aid agencies have been responding to the most urgent needs of women, men, and children freshly displaced by the ongoing conflict. Mr. Adewale Tinubu, Group CEO of Oando Plc, one of Nigeria’s largest indigenous …

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More IDPs in Nigeria, Syria, Ethiopia Than Ever Before

Bayo Akinloye A record 41.3 million people are displaced inside their own countries because of conflict and violence, according to a new report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC).  The number of people living in internal displacement worldwide as of the end of 2018 is the highest it has ever been, according to …

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