EPRT, Emergency Preparedness and Response Team


The Emergency Preparedness and Response Team (EPRT) is a network of Catholic, Protestant, Muslim and state institutions with offices at Jos. EPRT supports local associations in central and northeast Nigeria in their effort identify potential sources of conflict and in implementing preventive measures. In the case of emergencies humanitarian aid is made available. EPRT began in 2005 as a project of the Social Justice and Human Development for Peace Initiative within the Catholic Diocese of Jos. EPRT is one its kind in Nigeria due to its integrating approach and its far reaching network at all levels.