Start Network provides £274,780 relief to survivors of armed conflict in Kaduna state | The Guardian Nigeria News


LAGOS, Nigeria, 11 August 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- People in Kajuru and Kachia districts in Nigeria’s Kaduna state are receiving support after a timely response by Start Network, an innovative humanitarian actor that typically disburses funds within 72 hours of a crisis alert. Through a Start Fund alert raised by Start Network members, £274,780 in funding has been released to ameliorate displaced people’s needs, exacerbated by the ongoing conflict in these areas.  

Start Network, which is made up of international, local, and national NGOs working in over 80 countries, have channeled the funds to ActionAid and Global Peace Development – local partners who are responding to the crisis. The armed conflict, which has claimed more than 45 lives, has been intensified by a prolonged drought and rising land disputes between nomadic herders and residents of Kaduna state. About 35,000 people have been impacted by this conflict, the majority fleeing their villages and…

Source: Guardian Newspaper