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UN: Thousands of Newly Displaced in Niger in Need of Shelter, Water

The U.N. refugee agency reports tens of thousands of newly displaced people in Niger are in desperate need of international assistance.  The UNHCR says about 100,000 people have fled in recent weeks from attacks launched by Nigerian Boko Haram insurgents.    The UNHCR says aid agencies are struggling to help the newly displaced who are living in makeshift shelters along the volatile Niger, Nigeria border.   Adrian Edwards, a spokesman for the UNHCR, tells VOA the...

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