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The atmosphere was carnival-ish as the Nigerian Red Cross Society held a meet and greet to which it invited the gatekeepers, movers and shakers of the news media in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The media practitioners were a mixed bag and came from TV, Radio and print outfits.

The purpose of the event was to explain in detail who we are, what we do, our mission and vision to the media.

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Happy International Youth Day! Today, we celebrate the incredible potential of young people to make a difference in our world. This year's theme, Green Skills for Youth, highlights the importance of equipping young individuals with the knowledge and skills to tackle environmental challenges.

As the future stewards of our planet, young people play a crucial role in creating a sustainable and eco-friendly future. By developing green skills, such as renewable energy, conservation, sustainable agriculture, and waste management, youth can actively contribute to mitigating climate change and protecting our natural resources.

Investing in green skills for youth not only benefits the environment but also opens up new opportunities for economic growth and social development. By empowering young individuals with the knowledge and tools to address environmental issues, we can foster innovation, entrepreneurship, and green job creation.

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Disasters often strike without warning and in the past, the response to them has often been uncoordinated with several agencies duplicating each others functions in an unproductive manner. 

It is in this vein that the Nigerian Red Cross Society and stakeholders like the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs among others, met in Abuja, Nigeria on the 7th of August, 2023 at a Pre-Disaster Consultative Meeting and come up with a communique which advises the formation of a technical committee to look into the coordination and management of disasters at various levels in Nigeria.

The technical committee will 

-Gather and review all existing regulations and legal frameworks for handling disasters at National and subnational levels.

-Review all relevant ways and means of handling disasters and merge them all into a single document

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