A food crisis and challenging security lead to an expanding mission, with special HR benefits. SI has been operating in Borno State since July 2016, and is strongly focusing on the massive life-threatening needs of the conflict-affected populations.
At the beginning of August 2016, SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL opened a new mission in Borno State, Nigeria. The aim was to respond to the needs of thousands of displaced people. These people had fled rural areas where fighting is ongoing between the Boko Haram group and government forces. A few days after the mission was open, the first activities were set up.
Thomas Gruel is a logistician for SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL’s Emergency team. In 6 years and 14 humanitarian missions in the most complex and difficult contexts, he had never been confronted with such a tragedy. He speaks out.
August 2016. To respond to the urgency of the nutritional crisis which is affecting with full force north-eastern Nigeria, SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL teams are currently intervening in Monguno, Borno State.