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Boko Haram Conflict In Northeast Nigeria Causing Food Shortages For Millions

Agence France-Presse: Starving to death: Boko Haram’s food crisis in Nigeria
“…There have been repeated warnings about the effects of food shortages caused by the Boko Haram conflict, which has killed at least 20,000 people and left 2.6 million homeless since 2009. But despite the huge numbers involved, the situation has received little attention compared with other humanitarian crises around the world — even within Nigeria. … Last month, the [U.N.] said 4.5 million people in three northeast states needed immediate food aid — double the number in March…” (Hazlewood/Abubakar, 9/21).