A refugee grandmother’s Story, Niger

“It all happened during an attack on Baga, just before Ramadan. My daughter was wounded during the crossfire. Her baby, the one you see here, was then five months old.An armed man pulled the baby from her back and pushed my daughter into a burning house where she burned alive. The father of this baby was arrested the next day with many others and killed.I saw the dead body. He had a bullet in the back of the head. Just one single bullet! I took the child of my daughter and ran away.We were five adults and 20 children. We are farmers. But now we have no land to plough. To make ends we re-sell sugar and toffee scraps. We also gather straw to sell for animal feed. But without the humanitarian aid… We would not be alive today…”

1 family torn apart by war is too many

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