Burkina Faso: Violence and insecurity have uprooted more than 100,000 people

Burkina Faso: Violence and insecurity have uprooted more than 100,000 people

Burkina Faso is facing an unprecedented humanitarian crisis in which armed violence and insecurity have led to massive population displacements in the north, further deteriorating the situation of some of the most vulnerable communities.

A dozen villages in the region have been affected by intercommunal violence.

The attacks in Burkina Faso are not new. In 2018, more than 220 security incidents were reported in this West African country, particularly in its northern part close to the border with Mali and Niger, Incidents that have disrupted the livelihoods and way of life of communities in the region.

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