Posted by: APO | 2 June 2017

News comment by UNHCR’s Spokesperson Babar Baloch – UNHCR steps up support amidst large-scale returns to Northeast Nigeria

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is stepping up its response as large numbers of refugees return from Cameroon to north-eastern Nigeria. More than 12,000 refugees returned in the month of May, with 1,800 returning in just one day early last week. Refugees are arriving to difficult conditions in the town of Banki, some 100 kilometres southeast of Maiduguri and just inside Nigeria. Though returns have… Read more on


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