Nigeria UNHCR external weekly update 22 April 2015

from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 22 Apr 2015 View Original


  • UNHCR staff and partners completed a two‐day training program on the protection of IDPs. Presiding at the closing ceremony, the UNHCR Representative to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Ms. Angele Dikongue‐Atangana, called on participants to take the principles learned through the workshop to continue to improve and scale up the implementation of the protection response in Nigeria.

  • UNHCR, in partnership with the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS), has commenced the distribution of Non Food Items (NFIs) in Gombe State, targeting 3,000 of the most vulnerable households.

  • Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, has commended its partnership with UNHCR, which recently provided agricultural materials to IDPs in Benue State to enable them to resume their agricultural livelihoods.