Posted by: APO | 14 January 2020

Fifty years after the Biafra War, a turning point for humanitarian assistance

The Biafra War (1967-1970) in Nigeria led to a humanitarian crisis and the world’s largest civilian airlift. As a result, groundbreaking reforms were launched in humanitarian assistance. The Biafra War in the public eye In 1968, the world saw pictures of starving children in Biafra. These images shone a spotlight on a conflict, the Biafra War in Nigeria, which had been raging virtually unnoticed… Read more on


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