35 Aid Workers K!lled In Nigeria Since 2016 – UN

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The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Friday at least 35 aid workers have been killed in Nigeria’s North-East since 2016, Pecohub reports

The UN agency disclosed this in a statement to commemorate this year’s World Humanitarian Day.

It expressed happiness that the challenges have not deterred humanitarian workers from providing support for people in dire need of such in the region ravaged by more than a decade-old insurgency.

The statement read: “Today on the occasion of World Humanitarian Day, the humanitarian community in North-East Nigeria honors all aid workers stepping up to respond each day to the crisis in the region by providing life-saving assistance to millions of women, children and men.”

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