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Covid-19 Support for Refugees in Cross River State, Nigeria

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A joint project of Victoria Relief Foundation (VRF) and Health and Social Services (HSS) department of the Interim Government (IG-CARE) of Ambazonia, sponsored by the Bank of AMBAZONIA (BoA) and Southern Cameroons Medical Society (SCMS) for refugees in Nigeria. It had a series of phases that were rolled out from the 6th of April to the 6th of May 2020. It was supervised by the HSS office of the IG-CARE with the support of six volunteers led by Mbei Abuno, who ensured effective implementation in 17 refugee communities around the Cross River State of Nigeria in one month.

  • receive training on COVID-19 containment through basic hygiene, social distancing, and making and using face masks.
  • receive sensitization training on their social responsibilities to their host communities.
  • receive assistance to help stop the spread of Corona Virus including handwashing supplies, liquid soap, and chlorine-based disinfectant solution
  • receive food supplies to support.


TARGET30,000 refugees Vulnerable Refugee Men and Women.
PROJECT ACTIVITIES- Purchase of materials by volunteers
- Soap making by volunteers
- Wash hand points assembly by volunteers
- Transportation of materials and volunteers to targeted communities
- Distribution of palliatives by volunteers
- Coaching on good practices by volunteers
COLLABORATING GROUPS OR NGOVictoria Relief Foundation (VRF) Bank of AMBAZONIA (BoA), Southern Cameroons Medical Society (SCMS)
PROJECT EVALUATIONRoutine visit to communities covered by the first phase of the project (every two weeks ) is done by the project secretary Ethel Nnam and the team leader Mbei Abuno, to measure effective usage of materials supplied to refugees . These visits would check effective usage of materials supplied, and the balance of the soap and disinfectant solutions provided for hand washing.
FUTURE PLANWe have 87 Southern Cameroon refugees communities but only 17 were covered. Other areas to be covered include health, to check the proliferation of malaria, diarrhea, typhoid, skin infect ions etc, amongst refugees