Violence in Burkina Faso continues to force hundreds of thousands of people from their homes. Fighting between armed groups has spread across many parts of the country, leading to a humanitarian crisis.
‘The attacks have escalated very quickly, and we did not expect such a rapid deterioration of the situation,’ says Gaston Slanwa, Tearfund’s Country Director for Burkina Faso. ‘As a result, we are working closely with our partner organisations to see how to help people in most need.
‘In recent months our partners have been adapting from longer term development work to the emergency response. Please pray that God will restore peace to Burkina Faso.’
People in need