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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.
Northeast Nigeria Education in Emergencies
04/09/2018 - Photo story
Nine years into the conflict wreaking havoc in northeast Nigeria, about 1.7 million people remain uprooted and depend heavily on humanitarian assistance to cover their most basic needs.
A child waiting to be screened for malnutrition
03/09/2018 - News
The humanitarian crisis in the Africa's Lake Chad basin, which affects parts of Nigeria, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon, continues to worsen due to prolonged violence, insecurity, and environmental degradation
Nigeria cholera outbreak
17/11/2017 - Photo story
Cholera is a waterborne disease which thrives in environments lacking proper sanitation and hygiene, therefore outbreaks often happen in conflict settings when access to safe water is limited.
Famine in Northeast Nigeria by Crystal Wells, IMC
21/09/2017 - Photo story
An unprecedented 20 million people are currently on the precipice of famine. At the heart of this crisis is Nigeria, where a seven-year-long conflict triggered by the insurgent group Boko Haram has wreaked havoc on the north-eastern corner of the...
28/07/2017 - Video
What if you have to escape Boko Haram, and you couldn't even scream? That’s the story of Amaboua, a 15-year-old deaf-mute girl from Cameroon and her long journey towards recovery. A UNICEF project funded by the EU has helped her get the support...
Nigeria by Anouk Delafortrie
15/06/2017 - News
The European Commission has announced today a support package of €143 million for the early recovery and reconstruction needs in Borno State in Nigeria which is suffering from a worsening humanitarian crisis.