Japan Donates $2 Million to WFP to Assist Affected People in Northeast Nigeria

The United Nations Food programme has received two million dollars from the Government of Japan that will proved life changing support to people and communities affected by insecurity in northeast Nigeria.

As part of programme’s efforts to build stability across communities in northeast Nigeria, the two million dollars will support more than 48, 000 women and men to rebuild their livelihoods according to a statement by WFP.

The funds according to the statement would provide food purchased to people growing crops raising livelihoods and rehabilitating assets and may be damaged during conflict in the region.

Japan’s support will complement the programme’s lifesaving efforts where some 700,000 people are provided cash as food assistance every month and over 250,000 women and children receive supplementary nutritional supports.

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