The UK Department for International Development (DFID) funded NGO, Save the Children International, has donated relief materials to some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Zamfara state.
The Child Protection in Emergency Officer of the NGO, Mr Ishola Abdulrazak, disclosed this at the Social Protection meeting in Gusau on Thursday.
The meeting was organised by the Zamfara Social Protection Platform in collaboration with the Child Development Grant Programme (CDGP 2) of the NGO.
“We established Child Protection Committees in some communities in the state to respond on abuses and violent against children.
“We also conducted various hygiene promotion sensitisation programs on the IDPs in the state”, Abdulrazak said.
The chairman, Zamfara Social Protection Platform, Mallam Nasiru Biabiki,said that the meeting was organized for members of the Media and the Civil Society organisations as part of the commitments of the platform to ensure that the state government endorse the social protection policy law.