About 1.7 million IDPs live in over 321,580 households across six states of North-East Nigeria with 40 per cent (680,000) residing in camp-like settings in urban areas. (Nat. Population Census).
As at 8th May 2018, the Government of Nigeria with support from UNHCR registered 21,291 Cameroonian refugees of which children make up about 50% of the population. These refugees are currently located in four states – Cross River 17,003, Benue 3,525, Akwa Ibom 197 and Taraba 584. -UNHCR.
These camps are in deplorable conditions with accompanying disease burdens thus, Envision Global Care Foundation initiated its RIMO project in 2017, for the provision of free medical care services to the Refugees/IDPs in various camps in Nigeria. The RIMO program has so far helped and provided over 1000 persons with free HIV and malaria screening test, free basic drugs and emergency relief materials.