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On 25 May, (right, partially visible) a volunteer community mobilizer, Yagana Abba Kari, using a mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) band, measures the arm of a girl sitting on a woman’s lap, during a nutrition screening for children in the Dalori camp for internally displaced people, in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri in Borno State. The red section of the armband indicates that the child is severely malnourished. At end May 2015 in Nigeria, 15.5 million people, including 7.3 million children, are affected by the continuing crisis in the country’s north-eastern region. More than 1.3 million Nigerians in the three states affected – Adamawa, Yobe and Borno – have fled their homes as a result of violence and attacks by Boko Haram insurgents that have escalated since the beginning of 2015. Many of the displaced, most of whom are children and women, are sheltering in host communities that have limited resources, and in formal and informal camps. All are in urgent need of basic supplies, health and nutrition services, and critical water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) support to prevent the spread of disease. An estimated 200,000 people have also fled to neighbouring Cameroon, Chad and the Niger, further straining already vulnerable communities. The impact of the crisis on children and women is of particular concern. Many of them have lost their homes and belongings – escaping with only the clothing they were wearing; and some have walked for days – or even weeks – to find refuge. Many children in the region have been traumatized and are in need of psychosocial support. They have witnessed violence and atrocities, including seeing parents and siblings slaughtered by Boko Haram insurgents; and have been exposed to or have experienced violence and brutality. Their homes have been burned and their schools have been damaged or destroyed during the attacks. The insurgency has also created a larger humanitarian crisis in the region. UNICEF is working with th

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C’est le nombre de personnes menacées de famine et coupées de toute aide dans le nord-est du Nigeria (dont 250 000 enfants dans l’Etat de Borno), selon le Fonds des Nations unies pour l’enfance (Unicef).
Depuis plusieurs années, cette partie du pays est en proie aux violences du groupe islamiste Boko Haram, qui a prêté allégeace à l’organisation Etat islamique (EI) en mars 2015.

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Deux phénomènes peuvent amener à une manipulation dans la prise en compte des informations par notre conscience : --> Le mirage qui voile et cache la vérité derrière les brumes de la sensiblerie et de la réaction émotionnelle. --> L’illusion qui est une interprétation limitée de la vérité cachée par le brouillard des pensées imposées. Celles-ci apparaissent alors comme plus réelles que la vérité qu’elles voilent, et conditionnent la manière dont est abordé la réalité … A notre époque médiatisée à outrance, notre vigilance est particulièrement requise !
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