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In Photos: Camp for Displaced People in Abuja, Nigeria

Nigerian officials say the threat posed by Boko Haram militants has greatly diminished. However, in the capital, Abuja, the effects of the jihadists' brutality is still felt. Abuja hosts several ad hoc camps for displaced people. VOA's Nicolas Pinault visited the New Kuchogoro camp and took these photos.
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A child looks at his mother who is doing laundry at the New Kuchogoro camp for displaced people in Abuja, March 7, 2016.  (N. Pinault / VOA)
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A child looks at his mother who is doing laundry at the New Kuchogoro camp for displaced people in Abuja, March 7, 2016.  (N. Pinault / VOA)

Tents for displaced people at the New Kuchogoro camp, March 7, 2016. (N. Pinault /VOA)
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Tents for displaced people at the New Kuchogoro camp, March 7, 2016. (N. Pinault /VOA)

Dirty water is seen in puddles at the New Kuchogoro camp in Abuja, Nigeria, March 7, 2016. (N. Pinault / VOA)  
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Dirty water is seen in puddles at the New Kuchogoro camp in Abuja, Nigeria, March 7, 2016. (N. Pinault / VOA)
 

Lami John left Gwoza, in Borno state after Boko Haram attacked his village. She was kidnapped and held for 15 days during which the militants shot her in the leg. (N. Pinault / VOA )
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Lami John left Gwoza, in Borno state after Boko Haram attacked his village. She was kidnapped and held for 15 days during which the militants shot her in the leg. (N. Pinault / VOA )

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