UN Agencies Partners MHAPA, Betta Edu on Committment to Humanitarian  Crises

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The Minister fir Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu has on Tuesday received UN agencies, Ambassadors, Development Partners, INGOs, and NGOs on their Commitment to Humanitarian crises in Nigeria; this is the first Nigeria humanitarian coordination meeting in recent times, and it featured a heart-to-heart frank discussion.


The National Humanitarian Coordination meeting which was held at UN House in Abuja, brought all the humanitarian responders in Nigeria under one roof, where they all committed to a durable, smart, and coordinated approach to humanitarian response.


Part of the resolutions of the meeting, was the commitment  to raise $5 billion annually for Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation Trust Fund in Nigeria by the federal government, other countries, private sector, donor agencies and the Development Partners.

The Hosting of the African Humanitarian summit, which is a follow-up to the World Humanitarian Summit of Istanbul in 2016, joint field assessment by govt and partners.

Quarterly humanitarian coordination meeting and humanitarian report, creation of the Nigeria Humanitarian Dashboard.


She said, “I also conveyed President Tinubu appreciation to UN agencies and development partners for their immense contributions to easing humanitarian challenges in Nigeria.”

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