The United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR says over 3,300 people who fled the from the villages of Sebba and Sampelga, among them more than 2,000 children and over 500 women need urgent assistance.
It says the displaced persons arrived to safety with few or no belongings.
According to the agency, the new arrivals urgently need water and sanitation, shelter, essential aid items and medical care.
On 5 June, gunmen attacked the village of Solhan in Burkina Faso’s northeast Sahel region, near the border with Niger and executed 138 men, women and children.
They also set houses and the market ablaze in the attack that as well left close to 40 people seriously injured and taken to hospitals in the region and in the capital city, Ouagadougou.
Abdouraouf Gnon Konde is the Country Representative of UNHCR in Burkina Faso. He has been speaking to my colleague Adolphus Mawolo about the plight of the latest displaced persons in Burkina Faso.