The United Nations’ World Food Programme has expressed concern over the consequences of insecurity in Nigeria, which has reportedly displaced about 200,000 people in the North-East and left almost 500,000 struggling for survival.
According to a statement by the organisation on Saturday, a number of those who are displaced were seeking refuge in Niger, Cameroon and Chad, while others are waiting at the borders.
“Nearly half a million people – refugees, returnees, internally displaced persons and local communities – face an acute food security and livelihood crisis,” added the WFP spokesperson, Elisabeth Byrs, during a press conference in Geneva.
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Source:: New Mail