The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) revealed that it urgently requires $50 million from the $840 million humanitarian response appeal fund to tackle new cases of displacements.
Head of Office, OCHA, Nigeria, Edem Worsonu, has made this known on Tuesday in Abuja.
Worsonu said:“ We are about to launch a ninety-day plan within this plan, seeking for 50 million dollars right now within the 840 million to assist new arrivals who have moved recently from insecurity.
“We need assistance right now and the general support of our donors has been recoginised and we continue to call them for support.
“We also call on the Nigerian private sector and the government, so that we can join hands and deliver the assistance to the people. But we call for urgent funding for people in need right now.’’