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Nigeria: Fleeing Boko Haram's relentless terror
June 2014

As the world’s attention has focused on Boko Haram’s kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls in the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok, other aspects of the Islamist group’s terror have been largely overlooked. Not least among them, its brutal violence has caused significant forced displacement in the north-east of the country and beyond.

IDMC's latest briefing paper on displacement by Boko Haram reveals that in the last 10 months, extreme violence has caused some 250,000 to flee their homes, with complex displacement patterns emerging as a consequence

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