120 million people need humanitarian aid, says ICRC

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The International Committee of the Red Cross says 40 per cent of its $1.6bn humanitarian field operation budget is spent in Africa yearly.

He said, "This year alone, we assisted almost 900,000 people with food rations and 300,000 patients received care in clinics that we support across Adamawa and Borno states in the North East, Middle Belt and Niger Delta states."

He said that globally, it was estimated that more than 1.5 billion people live in an environment of continuous fragility, violence and conflict, with 120 million people in urgent need of humanitarian aid.

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