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Briefing: The civilian fallout from the Sahel’s spreading militancy

‘It’s no longer just the Sahel, it’s coastal West Africa’

Five takeaways on the growing violence and its civilian toll

Philip Kleinfeld

Why is violence rising?

What is causing ethnic conflict?

What are the humanitarian needs?

The crisis in numbers

How much worse could it get?

How is the international community responding?

Which jihadist groups are involved?

Jihadists, Militaries, and Militants: Who’s Where

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