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140 shelters razed in Borno IDP camp

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says 140 shelters have been razed in two Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps at Monguno Council of Borno State. NEMA Northeast Information Officer, Abdulkadir Ibrahim, in a statement yesterday in Maiduguri, disclosed that the fire incidents were recorded at Flatari and Nguro camps in Monguno on Saturday. He said that…

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says 140 shelters have been razed in two Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps at Monguno Council of Borno State.

NEMA Northeast Information Officer, Abdulkadir Ibrahim, in a statement yesterday in Maiduguri, disclosed that the fire incidents were recorded at Flatari and Nguro camps in Monguno on Saturday.

He said that 28 shelters were destroyed at Flatari camp, affecting 20 households while 120 were razed and 77 households displaced at Nguro in the fire disaster.

He added that about 371 persons were displaced in the fire outbreaks recorded in the two camps.

Ibrahim added that the agency was conducting investigation to identify the causes of the incidents and appraise the needs of the victims.

According to him, the agency, in collaboration with the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), has scaled up activities to support the victims.