West Africa Crisis

Conflict leading to food shortages creates serious humanitarian crisis in Nigeria, Lake Chad area. Millions displaced by conflict in Nigeria are seeking shelter wherever they can, and struggling to find enough food to survive.
Millions displaced by conflict in Nigeria are seeking shelter wherever they can, and struggling to find enough food to survive. Photo: Ibrahim Dung/Oxfam

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