Since the beginning of the year, four major attacks have taken place against villages in Central Mali, a worrying trend underscoring the deteriorating security situation and growing communal tensions.
Three months ago, the violent inter-community clashes in Yumbi claimed hundreds of lives and forced thousands to flee their homes. Today, residents of this small area north of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are struggling to recover.
A surge in attacks over the last two months in Nigeria’s restive Borno state is driving a dire displacement crisis in which tens of thousands of people are seeking refuge in already over-crowded camps.
Geneva (ICRC) - The effects of climate change are exacerbating conflict between communities in both Mali and Niger, leading to a deepening of poverty, a weakening of public services and a disruption to traditional means of survival.The violence and challenges facing the region are not only due to...