Practice Relating to Rule 131. Treatment of Displaced Persons
Section A. Provision of basic necessities
In 2008, in its combined third and fourth periodic reports to the Committee on the Rights of the Child, Nigeria stated:
8.2.2 Rehabilitative care for victims of armed conflict, torture and neglect
(b) Care and Rehabilitation of Refugees
Nigeria, as a nation, has over the years, provided refuge for such people from various areas in Africa … Refugees and internally displaced persons are catered for by such institutions as the National Commission for Refugees, International Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the Salvation Army, NEMA [National Emergency Management Agency], State Emergency Relief Agencies (SERAs), as well as other institutional response agencies like the Search and Rescue Unit of the Armed Forces and of the Nigeria Police Force.