Première Urgence Internationale
warmly invites you to the official opening of the
 “Through the eyes of Maiduguri” exhibition.
For this occasion you are invited to participate in a breakfast debate
 on the 22nd of January 2019, at 10am  
at the Institut français du Nigéria 


52 Libreville Street, Off Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja

Thus, the event will focus on the activities of Première Urgence Internationale in Nigeria.

We would like to remind you that the Exhibition will be open until the 3rd of February. 

 I participate!

Première Urgence Internationale is a non-profit, non-political, non-religious international aid NGO.

Première Urgence Internationale helps civilians who are marginalized or excluded as a result of natural disasters, war and economic collapse.

Our goal is to help people in emergency situations, while allowing them to quickly regain autonomy and dignity. Première Urgence Internationale leads around 180 projects per year, in the fields of food security, health, nutrition, infrastructure and rehabilitation, WASH, economic recovery and camp management. It takes action in support of nearly 5 million people in 22 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle-East and in France.

Première Urgence Internationale in Nigeria

Première Urgence Internationale has been present in Northeast Nigeria since April 2016, addressing the needs of crisis-affected populations through a comprehensive integrated response.

In Maiduguri, Borno State’s capital, Première Urgence Internationale has been facilitating access to food commodities for IDPs and host communities (through a cash-based approach) as well as ensuring the provision of primary health care and nutrition services to them. In addition, Première Urgence Internationale is managing an inter-agency logistics platform to support humanitarian partners intervening in Northeast Nigeria.

As part of its commitment to the integrated approach, Première Urgence Internationale launched a Protection and Community Outreach intervention as a mainstreaming component of all ongoing projects in 2018. A new base was also opened in Monguno, Monguno LGA in order to deploy health, nutrition and protection activities in Kukawa LGA, mainly in the towns of Cross-Kauwa and Kukawa.

The first « breakfast debate » of 2019 at the Institut français du Nigéria in partnership with Première Urgence Internationale
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To launch the exhibition Through the eyes of Maiduguri by Première Urgence Internationale at the Institut français du Nigéria, the NGO organised a breakfast debate at the Institut français du Nigéria on January 22nd, 2019 
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Première Urgence Internationale has been present in Northeastern Nigeria since April 2016, addressing the needs of populations affected by crisis through a comprehensive integrated response. To shed light on their programmes they decided to create an exhibition called “Through the eyes of Maiduguri” based on the work of Ilan Deutsch-Levitan, French photographer, and Clarence Ugdebe (Gottay Photography), Nigerian photographer. The exhibition reveals the faces and stories of displaced and vulnerable populations of Maiduguri.
Attended by 50 people, the Breakfast debate focused on the activities of Première Urgence Internationale in Nigeria and the creative techniques used by the photographers to capture the ubiquitous and essential humanitarian aid in Maiduguri as well as the consequences of the crisis that has affected north-eastern Nigeria for several years.
The Exhibition will remain open until the 3rd of February, 2019.

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Le premier «Petit-déjeuner Débat» 2019 de l’Institut français du Nigéria en partenariat avec Première Urgence Internationale.
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Pour le lancement de l’exposition «À travers les yeux de Maiduguri» de Première Urgence Internationale exposé à l’Institut français du Nigéria, cette ONG a organisé un « Petit-déjeuner Débat » le 22 janvier 2019.
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Première Urgence Internationale est présente dans le nord-est du Nigéria depuis avril 2016 et répond aux besoins des populations touchées par les crises dans le monde. Afin de mettre en valeur leurs programmes, cette ONG a décidé de créer une exposition basée sur le travail d’Ilan Deutsch-Levitan, photographe français, et de Clarence Ugdebe (Gottay Photography), photographe nigérian. L’exposition «À travers les yeux de Maiduguri» met en lumière les visages et les histoires des populations déplacées et vulnérables de Maiduguri.
Devant 50 personnes, le « Petit-déjeuner Débat » a été consacré aux activités de Première Urgence Internationale au Nigeria ainsi qu’aux démarches artistiques utilisées par les photographes pour capturer comment l’aide humanitaire est omniprésente et essentielle à Maiduguri, ainsi que les conséquences du conflit qui frappe le nord du pays depuis plusieurs années.
L’exposition sera ouverte jusqu’au 3 février 2019