UNHCR delivers emergency aid to refugees in Burkina Faso

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*UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has airlifted 88 tons of emergency aid for refugees and people internally displaced in Burkina Faso, following its urgent appeal on the Sahel.*

Violence in Burkina Faso has uprooted 921,400 people, while the country also hosts 21,000 refugees who have fled violence in Mali. The conditions for people forced to flee are dire, with many sleeping rough or staying in makeshift shelters.

The start of the rainy season, which this year brought exceptionally strong winds…
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