NEMA To Distribute KSrelief Food Donation To 5606 Households In Nigeria

A Saudi Arabia-based international humanitarian organization, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) has donated a total of 5,606 food baskets to be distributed by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to enumerated most vulnerable persons in Kano, Jigawa and Katsina States and an educational foundation in Maiduguri, Borno State.

In a press on Sunday, 24th March 2023 signed by the Head NEMA Press Unit, Manzo Ezekiel, said that the food baskets consist of 25kg rice, 25kg beans, 4kg masa vita flour, 2 litres of vegetable oil, 2kg tomato paste, 0.8kg seasoning cubes and 1kg salt. A total of 5,606 households will benefit from the donation with each being expected to receive a total of 59.8 kg of the food basket.

Beneficiaries of the food items were jointly enumerated by NEMA and the State Emergency Management Agencies (SEMA) of Kano, Jigawa, and Katsina. The number of beneficiaries expected to receive the items in Kano State is 2,056 households, with 1,750 households each in Jigawa and Katsina States. 50 food baskets will benefit vulnerable persons in camps and host communities identified by the non-governmental organisation in Maiduguri, Borno State.

The food items will be distributed directly to the beneficiaries by staff of NEMA and SEMA of Kano, Jigawa and Katsina states. However, the distribution in Borno State would be done by a local non-governmental organization, Taibah Educational Foundation and supervised by NEMA staff.

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre has previously donated food baskets, which were successfully distributed by NEMA in Zamfara, Borno, Yobe and Kano States.