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Nigerian refugees in Diffa, Niger
Nigerian refugees in Diffa, Niger
Refugees and returning migrants make up more than one-fifth of the population of Diffa, a remote region in Niger plagued by extreme poverty and high child malnutrition. The local population’s hospitality is being put to the test. A year and a half...
Teams from ECHO partner, ACTED, have been working to help repair shelters of Syrian refugees which have been damaged during the recent snowstorm this week. As well as the repairs, ACTED teams have been distributing food, blankets, heaters, plastic...


Nigerian refugees in Gagamari camp, Diffa region, Niger
Nigerian refugees in Gagamari camp, Diffa region, Niger
Tens of thousands of Nigerians and migrants have fled to Niger following a string of attacks on villages and towns along the border. The government of Niger has declared a humanitarian emergency and has asked for help in setting up camps. The...
Winter is an especially harsh time for Syrians – not only for those who have fled their country and have become refugees but also for families who have been displaced by fighting but are still living inside Syria.