The hard path home: Boko Haram displaced face huge obstacles returning to their homes in north-eastern Nigeria

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Over recent months, thousands of people who had been forced to flee their homes by Boko Haram-related violence, have been attempting to return home. But many do not make it because the threat of renewed attacks remains too high, or they discover that their houses and all their possessions have been destroyed. As a result, some try to start anew in small towns nearby, with little to nothing to live on, and desperate for work opportunities. We visited some of these communities to document people's experiences.

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