Saudi Arabian Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre , KSrelief, has donated food items to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Borno, Yobe and Zamfara states, according to Mustapha Ahmed, the Director General, National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, while receiving the team led by Mr Basheer Saleem Al-Sharari, in Abuja.
Mustapha, commended the humanitarian agency for announcing further relief donations in support of persons in Kano States.
He noted that KSrelief had previously donated food items which were distributed by NEMA to many households affected by insurgency in Borno, Yobe and Zamfara States.
He said the gesture by the humanitarian agency, shows good friendship and brotherhood between Nigeria and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as well as trustworthy partnership between NEMA and KSrelief, as they will ensure proper distribution of relief items.
Mustapha further requested KSrelief to also extend supports to Nigeria in the area of flood risk management, in view of the devastating impacts of the 2022 flood that affected many communities.
The Director Planning Research and Forecasting NEMA, Hajiya Fatima Suleiman, explained that a total of 7,750 households, 46,500 persons, have been profiled to benefit from the latest KSrelief food donation to be distributed.
Story: Elizabeth Ereke
Media: Radio Nigeria/ Facebook