According to UNHCR said 34 other people were injured when a convoy of eleven buses transferred 837 refugees from a transit centre to another part of the country.
Pamela Ongoma, an official of ICRC in Adamawa, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen in Yola on Wednesday.
“We will no longer be able to resolve these fates,’’ Thomas Huber, head of the Red Cross’s tracing service, said in Munich.
Their partnership aims to holistically address, through innovative interventions, the economic plight of communities affected by armed conflict or violence.
The two were abducted on February 8 while delivering assistance in Jawzjan province, in the north of the country, on the border with Turkmenistan
It said that the situation had caused the people living in the region to rush from Nepal to India and Bangladesh.
“We still have hope to find survivors but the chances are getting smaller every day,” Red Cross Secretary-General Ehadj Sy said on Friday.
Red Cross spokesman, Abu Tarawallie, said by telephone that the death toll is expected to rise as more bodies are recovered.
The Red Cross said the migrants, most of whom have not been identified, died this week
There has been ongoing fight over the mining sites
The Deputy Governor also called for synergy among the State Emergency Management Agency, National Emergency Management Agency and the Red Cross Society in emergency situation in addressing disaster, crisis and emergency situations
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies on Tuesday advised victims of the Ebola Virus Disease to seek early treatment as it could increase their chances of survival.
The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Senegal, a major hub for the business and aid community in West Africa, Health Minister, Awa Marie Coll Seck, told a news conference on Friday.