Paris, September 19th, 2019 – Action Against Hunger has been ordered, on Wednesday September 18th, by Nigerian army soldiers to close its main office in Maiduguri, Borno state, northeastern Nigeria. This decision without notice and without any explanation jeopardizes the assistance Action Against Hunger is providing to the most vulnerable in Borno State and halts, with immediate effect, the assistance Action Against Hunger is providing to millions of people in Maiduguri, Monguno and Damasak.
Action Against Hunger calls on the competent authorities to let the organization continue its work in the region.
Action Against Hunger delivers neutral, impartial and independent humanitarian aid to millions of people in Borno state by providing basic services to the most vulnerable people, especially women and children.
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