They survived Boko Haram, now returnees are fighting hunger

Story highlights

  • Boko Haram attacked a village in Damboa, Nigeria in 2014
  • Many who fled have since returned, but food shortages are a very present threat

Adamawa, Nigeria (CNN)In September 2014, Boko Haram attacked Bdagu -- a village in Adamawa state, northern Nigeria.

Jafiya Nuhu, a 52-year-old commercial farmer, hid under maize cobs in his farm with his wife and two children as the insurgents raided their neighbors, looting and torching houses.