A Camp For Internally Displaced People Is Currently Being Renovated And They Need Your Help

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April 14, 2016

It takes a lot to restore war survivors physically and emotionally.

After barely surviving Boko Haram attacks, survivors are placed in Internally Displaced Camps which are been reported to be in terrible conditions.

Over the past few years, well-meaning Nigerians and NGOs have been helping to rehabilitate people living in the camps.

Nigerian Twitter user and doctor, Mzseaun, shared pictures of her visit to an IDP camp in Potiskum, Yobe state

The bullet shellings are only a reminder of what the people experience from time to time.

The sleeping conditions…

This bowl of Tuwo that is to feed 150 people.

How the children in the camps go into town to gather leftover food from dustbins.

This hole that serves as a toilet.

Some of the children are currently suffering from malnutrition, cholera and other diseases.

She has been treating some of the sick children in the camp.

And was even on call for 48 straight hours.

She has been working in collaboration with Adopt-A-Camp Project which is dedicated to catering for IDPs.

The project which costs 5 million Naira will aim to provide basic amenities that are currently lacking in the camp.

However, kind Nigerians have donated 1.7 million which is currently being used to construct boreholes and tents and also pay hospital bills.

Some of the children are responding to treatment.

This project has shown the poor living and health conditions in just ONE IDP camp. We can only imagine how bad it could be in other camps.

You can send donations to GTBank: Account name: Adopt-A-Camp Account number: 0162915391
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