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Nigeria: Armed conflict continues to uproot thousands, driving up humanitarian need
Too many years of violence and very little attention from the rest of the world
By Olga Brajnović Posted in Africa on January 23, 2019 0 Comments
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New arrivals in Gubio Camp in Maiduguri, Nigeria, following the December 2018 attack in Baga. As the camp doesn’t have enough shelters, people are sleeping on mats under trees.

 

Since November, more than 80,000 Nigerians have been forcibly displaced due to ongoing violence in the north-east, adding to two million people already displaced by violence, or forced across the country’s borders as refugees, the UN humanitarian coordination office (OCHA) said on Tuesday.

Source: Nigeria: Armed conflict continues to uproot thousands, driving up humanitarian need

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