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06/08/2021 - Video
8-year-old Fatima has a dream: to become a doctor to help people in her community. “I feel very happy when I come to school,” says Fatima. 5 years ago, Fatima’s dreams were threatened when armed groups attacked her home in the outskirts of Maiduguri...
11/05/2021 - News
The EU is reaffirming its solidarity with vulnerable people in countries in the Sahel and Central Africa through a humanitarian budget of €210 million in 2021.
30/04/2021 - Video
Home means comfort, love, safety, the certainty of what we know and are familiar with. Faced by conflict, danger or disasters, many people are left with no other choice than to leave behind all that they have known as ‘home’ and flee, hoping that...
15/04/2021 - News
Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner for Crisis Management, has issued the following statement:
22/03/2021 - Video
For people who had to flee their homes, even getting the necessities for life, such as clean, drinkable water, can be a struggle. Each year, the EU allocates a substantial amount of its humanitarian budget to help provide vulnerable communities...
24/02/2021 - Blog post
The conflict in Nigeria still affects Cameroon’s Far North region, causing widespread hunger. Elizabeth and her family lost everything after her village was attacked. Receiving food assistance was essential to help her get back on her feet.
23/07/2020 - News
Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner for Crisis Management, has issued the following statement
24/01/2020 - News
As millions of people continue to be affected by the conflict in Nigeria’s Lake Chad region, European Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič has announced a first emergency aid package of €26.5 million for 2020 whilst visiting north-east...
11/06/2019 - News
As countries in the Sahel continue to suffer from armed conflicts, climate change, and a food and nutritional crisis, the EU will provide €152.05 million to bring relief to people in need in the region.