The number of people who have fled their homes in Burkina Faso has reached 1-million as a humanitarian crisis fueled by jihadist violence is compounded by low rainfall and Covid-19 restrictions, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) said.

More than 450,000 people were newly displaced this year while the Burkinabe Council for Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation recorded 184 attacks against civilians, the organisation said in a statement on Tuesday...

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