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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso, MSF
Soon after the arrival of internally displaced people, MSF teams organise awareness-raising sessions on disease transmission in different sites. Barsalogho, Burkina Faso, September 2019. © Noelie Sawadogo

    Burkina Faso experienced an upsurge in violence in 2019, leading to mass displacement and severely restricting access to health services in the affected regions.

    In early January 2019, violent clashes in Yirgou in the north of the country forced thousands of people to flee. The violence, involving both communal and religious armed groups, quickly escalated...

    Read full article in International Activity Report 2019

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