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Conflicts, poor living conditions continue to force IDPs to move –IOM

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The UN Migration Agency has revealed that ongoing conflicts in insurgency-affected states of Nigeria have continued to trigger the movement of displaced persons and increased malnutrition in children.

The IOM made this known in its Displacement Tracking Matrix report for Nigeria made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja.

The DTM report indicated that 1,606 movements were recorded between February 18 and 24, including 1,505 arrivals and 101 departures among Internally Displaced Persons in the North East.

It stated that arrivals were recorded at locations in Askira/Uba, Bama, Chibok, Damboa, Gwoza, Jere, Konduga, Maiduguri, Mobbar and Ngala Local Government Areas of Borno State.

It listed other locations of arrivals to include Demsa, Fufore, Maiha and Numan Local Government Areas of Adamawa State.


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