Boko Haram Insurgency Contributing To Food Insecurity, Malnutrition For 5.5M In Western, Central Africa, U.N. Says
IRIN: Millions going hungry because of Boko Haram
“Families driven out of villages, farmers unable to tend crops, food stocks of entire communities raided: Boko Haram’s impact on the people of Western and Central Africa lingers long after the rape and slaughter. More than 5.5 million people living in conflict areas in Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger, and Chad, nearly half of whom have been displaced due to ongoing attacks by the Islamist militant group, don’t have enough to eat or else lack access to nutritious foods, according to the U.N.’s emergency aid coordination body OCHA…” (9/11).
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