Gains against Boko Haram expose catastrophic levels of suffering for hundreds of thousands of people, many beyond humanitarian reach for months or years.
Some 40,000 refugees still remain in exile in West Africa
Relocation from sites along Route nationale 1 to Sayam Forage has resumed after weeks of interruption due to Boko Haram violence
A year after a landmark peace accord ended conflict in Mali, some refugees in Mauritania have mixed feelings on whether it is safe to return home.
HCR organizes a regional meeting in Abidjan from 12 to 14 July
Most new refugees are women and children, they arrived exhausted, hungry and traumatized