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US Pledge $1 million for Flood Victims in Nigeria

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The United States has promised to provide $1 million in immediate humanitarian assistance for the people affected by unprecedented flooding in Nigeria.

This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen by the U.S Consulate in Nigeria, Mary Leonard.

The statement revealed that through the U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID, the fund will provide emergency shelter assistance, relief commodities, and cash assistance for people impacted by the devastating floods.

It added that USAID disaster experts will continue monitoring the situation in close coordination with Nigeria government to assess needs and determine if additional assistance is required.

Written by: Helen Obih

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