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An appeal by Red Cross on hunger in Nigeria

An appeal by Red Cross on hunger in Nigeria
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Red Cross is on a mission to ease the hunger crises in Nigeria with donations.

Climate change, conflict, and the coronavirus pandemic have led to increased food insecurity around the world. To help those affected, many governments and organizations have provided cash support. According to a recent report, 30,000 people in 5,000 households have received such assistance. This support is vital to helping those affected by food insecurity. It can help them buy the food they need and cope with the stress of the situation. Cash support can also be used to pay for other essentials, such as shelter and healthcare. This assistance can go a long way in helping individuals and families get through this difficult time.

The FAO has estimated that around 19 million people in North West and North Central Nigeria will be facing severe hunger between June and August 2022. In response to this, various action is being taken in order to fight hunger in the region. One of the main actions being taken is the distribution of food assistance. This is being done in order to ensure that people have enough to eat and are not going hungry.

This includes initiatives to improve agricultural productivity.

Access to clean water and sanitation is critical for the overall health of any population. In addition to direct assistance, various efforts are also being made to improve long-term food security in the region. This includes initiatives to improve agricultural productivity. Improvements can be made through a variety of means, including the use of improved seeds, better irrigation techniques, and more effective use of fertilizer.

The global food security situation is dire and demands immediate attention. Millions of people are affected, especially women, the elderly, and children. Many don’t know where their next meal will come from, and we’re deeply concerned. The scale of the problem is vast. According to the United Nations, over 795 million people worldwide do not have enough food to lead a healthy, active life. That’s about one in nine people on the planet, and the number is rising due to factors like climate change and conflict. This is a humanitarian crisis with far-reaching consequences. Malnutrition can lead to stunted growth, poor cognitive development, and increased susceptibility to disease. It weakens the immune system and makes people more susceptible to illnesses.

This will help to improve the health outcomes of children.

The National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has decided to make the Mothers Club an integral part of the Hunger Crisis Emergency Appeal (HCEA). The HCEA will provide mothers in rural communities with the skills and knowledge necessary to ensure proper nutrition for their children. This will help to reduce child mortality, prevent acute malnutrition, and keep their children healthy.

According to the NRCS, the Mothers Club is a key partner in the Healthy Child Eating Agenda due to the important role that mothers play in ensuring the health and well-being of their children. The Mothers Club will provide training and support to mothers in rural communities on how to properly nourish their children and ensure that they are getting the nutrients they need. This will help to improve the health outcomes of children in these communities and reduce the incidence of chronic diseases.

Reach the most vulnerable people in seven states.

Our country is thankful to the funding partners: American Red Cross, British Red Cross, Canadian Red Cross, Japanese Red Cross and Netherlands Red Cross. These institutions have provided much-needed resources to allow us to reach the most vulnerable people in seven states. However, more needs to be done in order to ensure that everyone has access to the resources they need. We must continue to work together to ensure that no one is left behind.


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Ask Nigeria
Ask Nigeria
5 months ago

An appeal by Red Cross on hunger in NigeriaRed Cross is on a mission to ease the hunger crises in Nigeria with donations.Express your point of view.

Ask Nigeria
Ask Nigeria
5 months ago

An appeal by Red Cross on hunger in NigeriaRed Cross is on a mission to ease the hunger crises in Nigeria with donations.Express your point of view.

Haykaylyon26
Haykaylyon26
5 months ago

Citizen are die of hunger thanks to the funding partners to help the people, all this are happen because our economy is poor we have to improve our economy and the security of the country

AN-Abiodun
Member
5 months ago

Such a wonderful movement, food is part of the necessity of life.

Hunger can make people do many terrible things.

I also commend them on the move towards encouraging agriculture, as this will make them independent later.

Thanks for this wonderful piece.

Hassan Isa
Hassan Isa
5 months ago

Hunger has really plagued our land, the red cross doing this will go a long way for us and the children

Nwachukwu Kingsley
Nwachukwu Kingsley
5 months ago

LoL where did all these cash support go to, I didn’t hear about it and none of my family members received anything plus I don’t know anyone that received a dime, this government and their daily lies

Kazeem1
Kazeem1
5 months ago

I’m very certain the number of people hungry in North central and west is more than 19 million because everyone there except a very few cannot afford to eat daily

Yomii
Yomii
5 months ago

Out of the 795 million data statistics the UN provided of people that can’t afford to lead a healthy lifestyle, I’m sure Nigeria alone takes about 120million. Yes, it’s that bad!

Remi1
Remi1
5 months ago

May God bless all the people and organisations that partnered together to create something as beneficial as this for the masses

Taiwoo
Taiwoo
5 months ago

A hungry man is an angry man; that’s why most of us are usually angry in this country Lol. The government should provide jobs or grants for us to help defeat hunger

Tolaniiii
Tolaniiii
5 months ago

Government should ensure that these organisations has easy access to reach out to our people and give then every necessary thing they need

Godsewill Ifeanyi
Godsewill Ifeanyi
5 months ago

As I’m typing my comments def im very hungry, This Buhari really made us suffer sha, God go punish am

AN-Usman
Member
5 months ago

More wealthy individuals should also contribute to this movement to help in curbing food insecurity we are currently going through

Chibuzor
Chibuzor
5 months ago

It’s excellent that there’s an organisation that is created to enlighten parents on a nutritious diet that can result in a healthy lifestyle because this is also important

Bola12
Bola12
5 months ago

It is essential for the overall health of any population to have access to clean water and sanitary facilities, hope the government works on this

Adesanyaj72
Adesanyaj72
5 months ago

Malnutrition can prevent a person from reaching their full height potential, resulting in impaired cognitive development and making them more susceptible to disease. People’s immune systems become more compromised, making them more likely to fall ill.

Ultra0711
Ultra0711
5 months ago

Having an organized group like the Mothers Club join in hands with Hunger Crisis Emergency Appeal (HCEA) is a smart move in creating awareness to mitigate the level of malnutrition and thanks to all the Funding Partner making it possible to provide for the vulnerable people

jdpumping
jdpumping
5 months ago

Despite all these donations and help from Red cross,UN I am so sure all these are not getting to the vulnerable people that needs it…Food in this country I can boldly say family finds it hard to feed

Abusi
Abusi
5 months ago

The red cross is playing a tangible role in trying to eradicate poverty in the country. The government needs to be on their toes to ensure new and practical ways we can alleviate poverty and hunger are laid out.

Tonerol10
Tonerol10
5 months ago

They are trying but government need to do more work in supporting them

Iyanu12345ogg
Iyanu12345ogg
5 months ago

Government should continue to make necessary provisions as they’ve been of support and also ensure organisations has access to reach out to people,it helps in the eradication of poverty, educate people on health care and in every necessary thing they need…

theApr
theApr
5 months ago

This is amazing. In as much as institutions like this are willing to help and safe people, the least the government can do is support them and make the work easy

Tjbae
Tjbae
5 months ago

Government need to support them and help them in all ways they should continue to make provision to them because they are helping in eradicate poverty

Khalifa001
Khalifa001
5 months ago

This a something the government actually have to look into. hunger isn’t a joke a lot of people go through not eating for days and it bad for the systems as human