Afghanistan + 2 more

CrisisInSight Weekly Picks, 12 May 2021

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Afghanistan

On 8 May, explosions in front of the Sayed Al Shuhada school in Kabul killed 85 people – mostly schoolgirls – and wounded another 147 as students were leaving their afternoon classes.

Fighting between the Taliban and Afghan government and armed attacks across the country have been on the rise...

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Nigeria

Around 150,000 people fled Geidam town (Yobe state) following multiple attacks by non-state armed groups between 23 April and 1 May.

Despite national and international response, urgent humanitarian needs have exceeded the preparedness capacity in Yobe State...

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Philippines

Aerial bombardment and clashes between military and Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters over 23 April-6 May displaced more than 35,000 people (7,145 families) within Maguindanao province.

Evacuation centres lack space, privacy, non-food items, latrines, and WASH facilities, while those hosted by relatives are in need of food assistance...

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