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NEMA distributes drugs, others to IDP camps in Borno

THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in fulfilment of its pledge to ensure all the 22 Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Maiduguri metropolis of Borno State have the needed basic needs of life, has distributed drugs and other medicaments.

The agency had entered into agreement with the Borno State government on behalf of the Federal Government to provide required goods and amenities for over 100,000 IDPs’ camps and their management.

With these new arrangements, the agency visited the camps and gave truckloads of food items and non-food materials, including drugs and medicaments.

A statement by the Information Officer of the agency, Malam AbdulKadir Ibrahim, said: “The Zonal Co-ordinator, Alhaji Mohammed Kanar, was at the Yerwa IDPs camp to perform the handover ceremony for the drugs to the camp clinic.”

“The agency is collaborating with the Borno State Emergency Management Agency (BOSEMA) and other relevant stakeholders to ensure that the IDPs have everything they needed to be as comfortable as possible.”

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