AHMED MARI, MAIDUGURI
The International Community of Red Cross (ICRC) in Borno State has so far carried out 1,121 and 514 surgery and physical rehabilitation to the victims of Boko Harsm insurgency in the state.
The Hospital Project Manager of ICRC Office in Maiduguri, Issa Dahir disclosed that in an interactive session I journalist at the ICRC office in Maiduguri on Tuesday.
He said “thank God, the issue of bomb blasts incident is now coming down, as the last time we witness bomb blast casualties was on 2nd April, 2018.”
“We have six component of health service in any humanitarian crisis which includes healthcare service in detention centres, etal and psychosocial support service, first aid service, primary healthcare services and physical rehabilitation programme,” he added.
Also speaking, Dr Eric Oundo said when there is conflict the first sector to be affected were health sector, education, water among others.
He said ” we supported and rehabilitated 12 health facilities in Borno state which includes Fatimah Ali Sheriff Clinic, Mala Kachallah in Dikwa, Damboa, Monguno, Kujawa among others”
On water intervention, the ICRC said it has expended 500 million Dollar on Alamderi water works in Maiduguri which expected to give over three hundred thousand people in Maiduguri.
The ICRC Water Engineer, Diomede Nzobambona said they also drilled and rehabilitated boreholes in Monguno, Dikwa, Damboa, kukaea, Rann and Ngala.
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