NEMA Distributes Food Aid as Niger State Unveils Housing Plans for Displaced Residents

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Niger State Governor, Mohammed Bago

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed food aid in Niger State, coinciding with the state government’s announcement of plans to construct 100,000 homes for displaced residents affected by floods and insecurity.

Governor Mohammed Bago disclosed the housing initiative, aimed at providing long-term solutions to the challenges faced by affected communities, in collaboration with the Federal Government.

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During the food commodities distribution, Governor Bago highlighted the importance of early warning systems for floods, considering Niger State’s vulnerability. He outlined strategies to rebuild communities affected by insecurity and flood disasters.

The Director General of NEMA, Zubaida Umar, emphasized the agency’s role in providing immediate relief through food aid.

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She also urged proactive measures to address the impending flood disaster in Niger State, highlighting the need for preparedness actions by the state government and response agencies.

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