lake chad basin crisis: diffa, niger: JHahn_LakeChadBasin_01

Boys, originally from Yebi, Nigeria, sit under the last remaining tree across from Garin Wanzam Camp in Diffa, Niger.Garin Wanzam Camp is the largest camp in the region hosting almost 23,000 displaced people. Many cut down trees in the area in order to help reduce the cost of firewood which can cost up to 30-40 percent of a family's monthly budget. 300,000 people displaced by the Boko Haram crisis are taking refuge in southern Niger, straining the already vulnerable environment of the Lake Chad Basin.

Boys, originally from Yebi, Nigeria, sit under the last remaining tree across from Garin Wanzam Camp in Diffa, Niger. 

Garin Wanzam Camp is the largest camp in the region hosting almost 23,000 displaced people. Many cut down trees in the area in order to help reduce the cost of firewood which can cost up to 30-40 percent of a family's monthly budget.  

300,000 people displaced by the Boko Haram crisis are taking refuge in southern Niger, straining the already vulnerable environment of the Lake Chad Basin.