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Cameroon Clears its Streets of Abandoned Kids

The coronavirus outbreak in Cameroon, with over 655 confirmed infections, has accelerated a government plan to remove thousands of homeless children from the streets.  About 3,000 street children are to be reunited with their families or receive job training, including orphans and asylum-seekers from the neighboring Central African Republic.  Henri Nyambi Dikosso, director of national […]

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UN, Partners Take COVID-19 Prevention to Vulnerable People’s Camps

The United Nations in Nigeria is extending COVID-19 prevention and preparation measures to the camps in the northeast that house hundreds of thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram violence.  Residents of IDP camps in Nigeria’s Borno State are now made to wash their hands regularly at wash basins installed all over the camps.  Camps in Maiduguri, Jere, Bama, Banki, Pulka, Gwoza, and Gubio have posters […]