Surge in armed extremists displaces thousands in Burkina Faso

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Some 600,000 people have been internally displaced in Burkina Faso due to armed extremists.

They have fled the north and eastern regions of the country to neighboring provinces.

Their host, who are fellow citizens are themselves facing poverty, affecting health services and education.

“For us they’re the same people, those who come to steal, those who come to kill. It’s the jihadists”, said Hamidou Billarga, a village chief displaced from Sahel region.


The UNHCR provides shelter and basic r…
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Burkina Faso
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burkina faso, extremists, internal displaced