Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "IDP camps"

    Report: Borno IDPs forced out of camps to unsafe region because of 2019 elections

Report: Borno IDPs forced out of camps to unsafe region because of 2019 elections

Internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Borno state are reportedly being forced back home to ruins, without guarantee of their safety.According to Reuters, the move is to show progress in the war against Boko Haram insurgency as the 2019 elections approach.The IDPs are reportedly being told that they must return home if they wish to continue to receive help from the federal [...]

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    35,000 displaced after Plateau attack, says SEMA

35,000 displaced after Plateau attack, says SEMA

The Plateau State Emergency Management Agency says at least 35,000 villagers were displaced in the recent attack by unknown gunmen.The gunmen, suspected to be herders, had attacked villages across three local government areas, killing at least 100 persons.TheCable visited the affected villages and discovered that residents have all fled the area.Juni Bala, SEMA director, search and rescue, said there are [...]

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    Dogara: FG must not abandon care of IDPs for NGOs

Dogara: FG must not abandon care of IDPs for NGOs

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, says the government must live up to its role of taking care of internally displaced persons (IDPs).He said the “very important” role should not be left in the hands of non-governmental organisations (NGOs).Dogara said this on Saturday when he led a house of representatives delegation to the Karmajiji IDP camp in Abuja [...]

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    How 14-year-old who fled Boko Haram was ‘serially raped by soldiers’

How 14-year-old who fled Boko Haram was ‘serially raped by soldiers’

Some security officials in the north-east have been accused of preying on the victims they have been assigned to protect.Last year alone, countless cases of rape and sexual violence were reported in seven internally displaced persons (IDP) camps in Borno state.According to a report by New York Times, one Falmata, who was reportedly abducted from her home and raped repeatedly by Boko Haram fighters [...]

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