Dozens of people, mostly children, were kidnapped as Islamist militants crossed border into Cameroon
Lack of international support, political inertia and inherent corruption are to blame for bloodshed
Before and after images show devastation of 'catastrophic proportions' and one town almost wiped off the map
The UN launches an emergency appeal for funds as China is criticised for its failure to contribute
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