Flood victims: UN releases million. of dollars for Nigeria

The United Nations has released ten million dollars from the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund (NHF) and the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to support flood victims across the country.

Out of the fund, five million dollars would be allocated to provide water, sanitation, healthcare, shelter and non-food items to over two-hundred and sixty-four thousand people in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states affected by both flooding, conflict, rising hunger and cholera outbreak.

According to the report, the NHF funds would complement the five point five million dollars CERF rapid response allocation for the states most affected by flooding in Nigeria that would help provide clean water, sanitation, hygiene, emergency shelter and health care assistance for four hundred and ninety-five thousand people in Anambra, Bayelsa, Kogi and Niger states.