The United States (U.S) Agency for International Development, USAID, has said it provided $6 million as humanitarian assistance for nine states in Nigeria that were impacted by the 2022 flooding.
This was disclosed by the U.S Mission in Nigeria, through its official page on Thursday.
According to the U.S Mission, over 200,000 flood victims are being equipped with essential building materials and agricultural inputs by USAID and partners in a bid to help flood affected areas to recover.
“In 2022, USAID – US Agency for International Development provided $6 million for humanitarian assistance to Nigerians impacted by unprecedented flooding in nine states, including Anambra and Bayelsa, two of the hardest hit.
“For over 200,000 victims, USAID and partners are equipping them with essential building materials and agricultural inputs, helping restore livelihoods, and promoting economic recovery in the flooded communities.
“We remain committed to making a positive difference in the lives of Nigerians,” the statement reads.
The 2022 flood was reported to be the most devastating flooding Nigeria has experienced. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has again warmed a reoccurrence of flooding in 2023.
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