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Fire Outbreaks Sack 371 IDPs From 140 Shelters In Borno

No fewer than 371 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have been displaced by fire outbreaks that affected 140 shelters in parst of Borno State.

According to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), in a statement today by the Agency’s Northeast Information Officer, Abdulkadir Ibrahim, Sunday, said that the camps affected are at Flatari and Nguro camps in Monguno Local Government Area of Borno State.

He said that 28 shelters were destroyed at Flatari camp, affecting 20 households while 120 shelters were razed and 77 households displaced at Nguro in the fire disaster.

He added that about 371 persons were displaced in the fire outbreaks recorded in the two camps.

Abdulkadir Ibrahim said that the agency is conducting investigation to identify the cause of the fire and appraise the needs of the victims.

According to him, the agency in collaboration with the Borno State Emergency Management Agency had scaled up activities to support the victims.

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Source: NAN.