NHCC Current Affairs: February 24, 2020

Last updated on March 7th, 2020 at 02:33 pm

Fresh from our desk today is the approval of a new committee called National Humanitarian Coordination Committee (NHCC). We have just handpicked the top current affairs news on NHCC to keep you in the know. To make it more interactive, we have compiled key questions and answers that will likely serve as exam questions.

Q1. When was the constitution of National Humanitarian Coordination Committee (NHCC) approved and who gave the approval?

Answer: The approval was given by President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, February 24 2020

Q2. What are the key functions of NHCC?

Answer: 

  • Provide a national vision for humanitarian actions,
  • Advise on coordination between the security services and humanitarian actors,
  • Settle disputes that may arise from interactions between security services and the humanitarian community.
  • Propose policies that enhance coordination and seamless delivery of humanitarian aid to affected communities,
  • Facilitate delivery of humanitarian interventions to vulnerable persons, and promote transparency and accountability in all aspects of humanitarian delivery in the country

Q3. Who is the proposed Chairman of the NHCC?

Answer: Minister, Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development (FMHADMSD)

Q4. The proposed co-Chairman of the NHCC is

Answer: National Security Adviser (NSA)

Q5. Outline the members of National Humanitarian Coordination Committee (NHCC)

Answer:

  • Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum,
  • Ministers of Defence,
  • Minister of Interior,
  • Minister of Justice,
  • Minister of State Budget and Planning,
  • Chief of Defense Staff,
  • Chief of Army Staff,
  • Chief of Naval Staff,
  • Chief of Air Staff
  • Inspector General of Police
  • Governors of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states,
  • Commandant General,
  • Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps,
  • Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service,
  • United Nations Resident Coordinator,
  • Permanent Secretary, FMHADMSD (Secretariat),
  • Chairman of Non-Governmental Organization Forum,
  • Any other nominated by Chairman of the Committee

Q6. The NHCC will in due course be inaugurated by

Answer: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

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