A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
65 million people had been forced to leave their homes by conflict and violence in 2015. Millions more have left everything behind fleeing disasters. Please explore the stories on the map and act now to make a difference to people on the move.
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