US $1.5 billion is urgently needed to deliver humanitarian aid to people living in Nigeria and the Lake Chad region, the UN relief chief has said.
Humanitarians are meeting in Oslo this Friday to address a crisis which they say has reached grave proportions: the suffering of millions in Nigeria and the Lake Chad region at the hands of Boko Haram militants.
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Former child soldiers should be treated as victims and not security threats in the year ahead, the UN special envoy for children and armed conflict has urged.
A “forgotten crisis” is taking place in north-eastern Nigeria which the UN humanitarian affairs office (OCHA) warns could be the worst on the African continent.
Many young fighters belonging to the extremist Boko Haram group can be convinced to return to their communities “with the right approach”.
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