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Kogi flood communities gets $100,000 from humanitarian organisation

An international humanitarian organisation, Care Nigeria has donated $100,000 to flood affected communities in Kogi state.

The donation which was made by the General Electric foundation took place in Abuja and would be implemented in Kogi state to support local emergency response authorities and volunteers.

Country Director, Care Nigeria Mr. Hussaini Abdu and the representative of the GE Foundation, Mr. Mohammed Mijindadi maintained that the donation would address food insecurity, Water, sanitation and hygiene facilities in the area for about 800 households, including 3,600 individuals.

Mr Hussaini stated that the donation of the relief items would build the resilience of the individuals residing in the areas.

Responding, the special adviser on Power and Energy to the Kogi State Governor, Mr. Otayitie Eminefo said the recent flood damaged several infrastructure in the state and appreciated the intervention of both organisation

CARE is a humanitarian organization fighting global poverty while focusing on working with women and girls.

Reporting by Fatima Quadri ; Editing by Chinasa Ossai and Muzha Kucha