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2024 International Mother Earth Day: Relief International Africa Calls For Urgent Restoration Of The Ecosystems

Relief International Africa, a leading humanitarian organization dedicated to providing assistance to vulnerable populations, is proud to commemorate International Mother Earth Day on April 22nd 2024. This annual observance highlights the importance of environmental conservation, sustainable development, and raising awareness about the challenges faced by our planet.

International Mother Earth Day is celebrated on 22nd April every year as a global reminder of our collective responsibility towards preserving and protecting the Earth. This year, the theme focuses on “Restoring our Earth,” emphasizing the urgent need to heal and restore the ecosystems that sustain life.

Relief International Africa recognizes that environmental sustainability is crucial for the well-being of communities, particularly in Nigeria and Africa at large, where the impact of climate change is increasingly felt. Through our various programs and initiatives, we are committed to creating lasting change and raising awareness about the critical role individuals, communities, and governments can play in preserving our natural resources.

In celebration of International Mother Earth Day 2024, Relief International Africa has organized several events and activities across the region. These include:

1. Climate Change Awareness Campaign: We are launching a comprehensive campaign aimed at educating local communities about the effects of climate change on their lives and livelihoods. The campaign will provide information on sustainable practices and actions that can help mitigate the impact of climate change.

2. Reforestation Drive: Building on our commitment to environmental sustainability, we will be organizing tree-planting events in collaboration with local communities going forward. These activities will aim to restore and conserve biodiversity, combat deforestation, and promote ecosystem health.

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3. Sustainable Development Webinars: Relief International Africa will host a series of webinars that bring together experts, policymakers, and local communities to discuss sustainable development strategies. These webinars will focus on topics such as renewable energy, waste management, and sustainable agriculture.

4. Youth Engagement Program: We recognize the importance of empowering the next generation to become stewards of the environment. Therefore, we will launch a youth engagement program that will involve educational workshops, capacity-building activities, and mentorship opportunities to inspire young people to take action for the Earth.

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Relief International Africa is also using this opportunity to call on the federal of Nigeria to mandate all IOC’s to follow the divestment guidelines before divesting in the Niger Delta. They need to take responsibility for decades of exploitation and destruction of our eco-system.

Relief International Africa encourages individuals, organizations, and governments across the region to join us in commemorating International Mother Earth Day 2024 and to actively participate in our events and initiatives. Together, we can make a positive impact on our planet and ensure a sustainable future for all.

Amb. Green Isaac
Executive Director,
Relief International Africa

22th April, 2024

 

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