Tag: Nigeria

40.8 million people around the world on the run in their own countries – CNN.com

(CNN)Yagana, 18, fled her village when Boko Haram attacked.With her husband killed in the ensuing violence, she now lives with her baby in one of Nigeria’s ‘widow’s houses’.She’s one of more than 40.8 million people around the world on the run in their own countries, according to recent figures by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, […]

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Some 14 million in northeast Nigeria may need humanitarian aid in 2017: Reuters

Around 14 million people will need humanitarian help in the former northeast Nigerian stronghold region of Boko Haram militants and tens of thousands of children will be at risk of dying from famine, a U.N. official said on Tuesday.The Islamist militant group has killed 15,000 people and displaced more than 2 million from their homes […]

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 2.3 million displaced people Internally Displaced in Northeast Nigeria

Irish rock star promises to raise money, return to help Life is hard enough for the millions of adults living in camps for the internally displaced in Nigeria. For the children, the conditions are far more dangerous. Irish rock star Bono, an ambassador for the U.N. High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), has pledged to change […]

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Quarter of a million children starving in Boko Haram’s home state in Nigeria

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