Murtala Muhammed Foundation pays particular attention to initiatives that build and strengthen social capital, considering their impacts on the development of both smaller and greater communities of citizens.
Humanitarian challenges facing the country require key attention to addressing or ameliorating them. The country has been experiencing both natural and human caused humanitarian challenges that require urgent and concerted efforts and actions.
The objective of the disaster management program is to provide short, medium and long term supports to communities affected by disaster. The MMF illustrates the importance of comprehensive disaster management and emergence preparedness and training to all first respondents, including trained personnel and the members of the emergence services as well as support to affected communities.
The outcomes of the Murtala Muhammed Memorial Conferences have resulted in constructive engagement and reforms geared towards sustainable change, with the Foundation also promoting legislation in vital sectors of the polity.
4 Rs – Relief, Recovery, Restoration and Reintegration
The MMF monitors disasters as they occur and assess their impact and the needs of the victims in order to determine how they can be addressed to provide relief and seek solutions in addressing the effects. The MMF is addressing disasters in partnership with organizations with specialized skills and interest which meet the peculiar needs of the vulnerable population.