Abiguel, 23 years old, was pregnant when Boko Haram attacked her village in north-east Nigeria. “We thought it was doomsday. They killed so many people. We ran for our lives to the border with Cameroon and came here bare-footed, without anything...”
In February, the UN's Humanitarian & Development chiefs traveled to Niger to raise awareness and funds for the looming food crisis and to promote long-term development. See the latest videos from their visit here.
In March 2012 USG/ ERC visited Syria. The aim of the two day mission was to urge all parties to agree on arrangements for humanitarian organizations to reach people in areas affected by fighting and violence.