...building resilience in vulnerability
It is a Nigeria-based Non-Governmental Organisation registered to provide humanitarian services to victims of disasters through life-saving support initiatives. It was registered in 2019 with the aim of rekindling the hope of communities affected by disasters through behavioural change programmes based on practicable morally and culturally sound standards, while enhancing resilience against poverty-generating factors within communities.
A world where conflicts are managed holistically without violence, discrimination or gender disparity.
Collaborating with communities to overcome displacement challenges and providing timely life-saving services.
We strongly believe and uphold the principles of "DO NO HARM" as we value human lives and their individual contributions to their respective communities while building respectful partnerships at all levels.
U-DIREF provides life-saving support services in the shelter, camp management, protection, environment, food, nutrition, logistics, water, sanitation, and hygiene while enhancing resilience through livelihood recovery programmes in post-crisis and transition settings.
Like in countries around the world, the greatest fear in Nigeria has been the spread of COVID-19 in communities.
The CEO on Monday, 8 June 2020, led a team of U-DIREF staff to present sample face shields to the Medical Directors of Maitama and Gwarinpa General hospitals, Abuja.
On 24 June 2020, the Universal Disaster Recovery Foundation (U-DIREF) distributed hygiene kits to some 200 vulnerable households in the Sabon Gari I and II IDP Camp of the Northeast state of Borno.
U-DIREF sets mandate to collaborate with communities to overcome displacement challenges and provide timely life-saving services.
Subscribe to our Newsletters for latest news updates