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There is tension in the air and people are restless. There are rumours that something is going to happen so the school is closed early. As Hassan Modu steps out of his school to begin his journey home, there is an explosion. Although Hassan escapes unharmed, two of his colleagues are killed in the blast. Hassan Modu (53) is the...
Mai Bunu Mustapha was once a beans trader who had about 40 apprentices under his supervision. He had big clients in Lagos and other parts of the country. The 60-year-old Bolori resident is one of the recipients of food items under the WFP funded food security intervention. He says his standard of living has greatly improved since the intervention of...
The Problem The magnitude of the humanitarian crisis in north-east Nigeria has driven 1.7 million people away from their homes to camps and host communities, where those without relatives resort to using twigs and grasses to make ad hoc shelters outside the communities or in some cases, within host communities. The nearly decade-long crisis is characterised by massive destruction of social...
The Nigeria Joint Response (NJR) is one of several Joint Responses (JR), the Dutch government funds through the Dutch Relief Alliance (DRA), in countries with acute and protracted humanitarian crises. Through JRs, INGOs as a consortium, federate their strengths to reach collaboratively as well as in a more coordinated and timely manner, beneficiaries in need. To localize aid provided...
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