KADSEMA develops database of IDPs, accords priority to PWDs, women, children  



 

The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA) says it is a database
Internally Displaced People (IDP) across the state.

The Executive Secretary the sgency, Malam Abubakar Hassan, made this known in an interview with the News Agency Nigeria () in Kaduna Tuesday.

Hassan said that the comprehensive record would enable the state to plan how to effectively cater for the needs the , with particular focus People Living with Disabilities (PWDs), women, and children.

 

 

 

 

He said “we are a database of people that have been affected by crises and natural disasters over time across the state.

“We want to know who they are, what displaced them, where they are and what they are doing at the moment. This will enable to come up with a position the forward.

 

 

 

 

“So far, we have covered 13 areas of the state and the will continue until we cover the entire state.”

He explained that the database will significantly help the state through the agency, to adequately protect, care and assist across the state.

 

 

 

 

He said that the agency’s interventions accorded priority to PWDs, women and children because they were the most affected by disasters or crises and required more attention.

The executive secretary said that the agency was also engaging civil society organisations, traditional and religious leaders toward reducing vulnerability in communities. ()