According to statement reportedly issued by the United Nations earlier this week, the United Nations is seeking $282 million to provide protection and assistance to over 1.1 million people affected by violence from Nigeria’s Boko Haram extremists and malnutrition compounded by flooding and recurrent drought.
The United Nations which is making several plans to help residents of communities already affected by the terrorist group, Boko Haram.
The humanitarian plan also accounts for the thousands of refugees forced into Cameroon from Central African Republic because of ongoing conflict.
The U.N. says a regional refugee response plan aims for $346 million for more than 476,000 Central African refugees and the 289,000 people hosting them in neighboring countries. It also appeals for $200 million for 230,000 Nigerian refugees fleeing attacks, and their host communities.