US provides $10.5m grant for internally displaced people in North east Nigeria

The US government has provided a $10.5 million grant for the rehabilitation of the internally displaced persons in Northeast Nigeria. The grant was announced in a statement released by the USAID today June 11th.

The statement in part reads;
"The grants will support the activities of the United Nation’s Population Fund (UNFPA), UNICEF, and the World Health Organization (WHO) to improve access to health care services for affected populations in Boko Haram affected states of Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe states. With this new funding, total U.S. humanitarian assistance since the start of the crisis is nearly $44 million."

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