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West Africa crisis 2016

West Africa crisis 2016

The violence in Northern Nigeria, as a result of the emergence of the group Boko Haram, has caused untold suffering and a growing humanitarian crisis. This has now spread into Niger, Chad and Cameroon and resulted in Africa’s fastest growing displacement crisis, with over 2.7 million people forced to leave their homes to flee violence and in need of urgent help.

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Crisis in West Africa threatens millions

August 30, 2016

Millions displaced by conflict in Nigeria are seeking shelter wherever they can, and struggling to find enough food to survive. Photo: Ibrahim Dung/Oxfam