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NEMA Distributes Relief Materials to 650 Households in Adamawa

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has approved the monthly distribution of food items to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camps in Adamawa State.

A statement signed by Hafeez Bello, Head of Information NEMA, Yola Operations Office, Adamawa State noted that the Yola Operations Office of the agency carried out the distribution exercise to 650 households, for the month August in three IDP formal Camps in Adamawa state.

Speaking on the distribution, Mr Midala Iliya, Head of Operation in charge of Adamawa and Taraba States made the disclosure

He said: “The National Emergency Management Agency provided the relief materials to 329 households in Fufore, 239 Malkohi and 82 at St Theresa camps.”

Also speaking in the same vein, the Camp Manager at Fufore, Mr Igue Terry said the items were meant to ameliorate the suffering of the IDPs.

He reiterated the agency’s commitment towards sustaining the monthly distribution of relief materials to camps, since 2016 in the state.

“Condiment were added for the month of August as approved by the DG of NEMA while foodstuff such as rice, beans, groundnut oil, salt, Maggi, and Tin Tomatoes where distributed to the IDPs.

“The three camps have been fully senitized by the officials from the state PHCDA on procedures on how to guard against COVID-19.”

The items were distributed with strict adherence to social distancing to avert COVID-19 pandemic all the camps.

 

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