Tosin Oshinowo rebuilds a settlement for a community displaced by Boko Haram

In 2014, the small community of Ngarannam located in northeast Nigeria was left destroyed and deserted following attacks by insurgent group Boko Haram. Since then, the village in Borno state has been left mostly desolate, with many of its residents displaced in overflowing refugee camps miles away. But the Nigerian government, along with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), have decided to rebuild. The new infrastructure is nearing completion this summer. It will provide 500 new housing units, a health clinic, a primary school and instructor quarters, a marketplace, and other services including road infrastructure.

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