UKAid offers humanitarian support to Zamfara IDPs

The UK for International Development (DFID) funded NGO, Save the Children International, has donated relief to some Internally Displaced Persons () Zamfara state.

The Child Protection Emergency Officer of the NGO, Mr Ishola Abdulrazak, disclosed this at the Social Protection meeting Gusau on Thursday.

The meeting was organised by the  Zamfara Social Protection Platform collaboration with the Child Development Grant (CDGP 2) of the NGO.

Abdulrazak said were provided   the North West IDP of the Save the Children.

According to him, 389 items comprising non food and were distributed at camps in Anka, Maradun and Mada towns.

“The materials were provided by the data obtained from the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA).

“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 in the state”, Abdulrazak said.

The chairman, Zamfara Social Protection Platform, Mallam Nasiru Biabiki,said meeting was organized  for members of the Media and the Civil  organisations as part of the commitments of the platform to ensure state government endorse the social protection policy

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