UNITED Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA, has lamented over the current shortage of funding for provision of adequate humanitarian response in the wake of crisis in the north east of Nigeria. In a press briefing yesterday in Abuja on the humanitarian situation in North East Nigeria, the agency disclosed that according to data on OCHA’s financial tracking this year, the humanitarian funding in Nigeria
was $348.7millon, only $185.8million has gone to appeals, compared with the $484.2million requested, adding that about $298.4million is still needed to fund response plan and appeal. Peter Lundberg, OCHA humanitarian coordinator for Nigeria said it will source

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