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Nigeria: Dikwa Flash News Update - DEPLOYMENT OF UNHCR’S PARTNER GISCOR TO DIKWA TO CONDUCT GENERAL PROTECTION ACTIVITIES

UNHCR protection by presence in the LGAs has been expanded with the deployment of its partner GISCOR to be permanently based in Dikwa LGA to implement general protection activities. A total of 7 Protection monitors arrived in Dikwa on the 15th September 2019. 30 Protection Action Group Members (PAG) and 01 Protection desk are in place for effective protection services delivery.  

Activities carried out upon arrival include:  
• Retrocession of the protection desk to GISCOR 
• Meeting with 46 community leaders/representatives of both Sangaya and Kilagoru camps for introduction and familiarization. The newly deployed protection monitors duly informed the representatives about programs, activities, services and interventions and sought their participation and meaningful contribution for effective community-based protection delivery.  
• Focus Group Discussions (FGD) was conducted involving 7 women on SGBV, identification and referral pathways available

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Organization(s): 
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
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Original Publication Date: 
16 Sep 2019
Document type: 
Other Response Plans (FLASH)
Coordination hub(s): 
Adamawa State
Borno State
National Coordination
Yobe State
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Nigeria: Complex Emergency - 2014-2019