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2,400 IDPs Benefits From FG Assistance in Zamfara

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

By: Sani Haruna Dutsin-ma

Over 2,400 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, have been supported with food and non food items in Zamfara State by the Federal Government under the National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons.

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouk flagg off the distribution exercise at Tsunami IDPs camp in Gusau the state capital.

She said the gesture was part of the Presidential directives to reduce hardship and sufferings been experience by the IDPs and their host communities.

Sadiya said the packages comprises of grains, groundnut and palm oil, sanitaries, bedding and clothing materials, baby wears, mosquito treated nets among others.

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In addition to that, the Minister also flag off free medical outreach and free eye care to over 1,000 persons under the Project of Total Health of the Commission.

She also renovated and equipped the school library for IDPs and their host community in Tsunami area under the Project of Educate All of the Commission aimed at providing quality education to IDPs.

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