Victims Support Fund Donates Relief Materials to National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons

The VSF Task Force on COVID-19 commenced the third phase of the intervention on Wednesday 25th November 2020. The third phase was flagged off in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) at the office of the National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons and the National Council for Women Societies (NCWS).

The VSF Task Force on COVID 19 which was inaugurated by the Chairman of the Victims Support Fund, Gen TY Danjuma RTD was mandated to provide palliative measures to Internally Displaced Persons and the vulnerable as well as institutions and agencies involved in the fight against COVID 19. The National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) and NCWS were identified to receive food, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE’s) and non-food items as part of VSFs Institutional support to agencies supporting the efforts to fight Covid 19.

 

Breakdown of items donated to the National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons

                       NCFRMI NCWS
Item Quantity  
Rice 10KG 3,896 1,855
Beans 10KG 3,896 1,855
Maize 10KG 3,896 1,855
Vegetable Oil 4Litres 3,896 1,855
Salt 2KG 3,896 1,855
Face Mask 10,000 10,928
Hand Sanitiser 10,000 10,000
Hygiene Kits 500
Blankets for Children 500
Total Cost 36,000,000 36,000,000

The entire third phase intervention cost one billion naira only (1,000,000,000) while the donation to the NCFRMI and the NCWS cost thirty-six million naira only (36,000,000) respectively.

 

The VSF continues to work to provide relief to victims of insurgency and armed conflict in Nigeria especially in the core areas of livelihood and recovery, education and protection, infrastructural development, research and peacebuilding.