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Aid Groups: Boko Haram Violence Leaves Families 'Teetering on Edge of Famine'

More than 6 million people in Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon face severe hunger, including 1 million on the edge of famine, as a result of Boko Haram violence, aid agencies said on Friday as they appealed for more money to tackle the regional crisis. The Islamist group's seven-year insurgency to create an Islamic state in northeast Nigeria has killed 15,000 people and forced 2.4 million to flee their homes. More than 65,000 people are living in famine in pockets of northeast...

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