”Brandorsaken was a spark from a stove that was used by a child to cook,” writes the organization on Twitter.
In the camp are people who have fled the fighting against the jihadist extremist groups in the area.
among the dwellings constructed of dry natural materials. Around 6,000 children and about 4,000 pregnant or breastfeeding women are among the affected.
”The survivors of the fire are now without a roof over their head and clean water to drink and cook. They are spread out and desperately seek shelter under trees or in direct sunlight”, writes the organisation.
About two million people have been forced to leave their homes during the fighting, which lasted for ten years.