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21/10/2020 - News
Yesterday, donors announced more than $1.7 billion to scale up lifesaving humanitarian aid to millions of people in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, and to help stem what could otherwise become one of the world’s biggest humanitarian crises.
20/10/2020 - News
Today, the European Union, Denmark and Germany and the United Nations co-host a virtual Ministerial Roundtable on Africa's Central Sahel region, with the participation of donors and international organisations, as well as the countries...
Africa’s central Sahel region faces one of the world's fastest-growing humanitarian crises. More than 13 million people require urgent humanitarian assistance in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger – 5 million more than estimated at the beginning of the...
20/05/2020 - News
Today the European Commission announced an additional €50 million in humanitarian aid to help respond to the dramatic increase in humanitarian needs caused by the Coronavirus pandemic globally.
13/11/2019 - News
A rise in the number and spread of conflicts in countries across Africa's Sahel region is putting further strains on already fragile communities.
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.
29/10/2018 - News
The Commission has committed an additional €50 million to the Sahel region and €8 million to the Central African Republic to address increasing food, nutrition, and emergency needs in the countries.
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10/07/2018 - News
As the Sahel region experiences its worst food and nutrition crisis in five years and continued insecurity, the Commission has announced a humanitarian aid package worth €191.3 million.
20/11/2017 - Video
Food insecurity, conflicts and instability make the Sahel one of the worst regions in the world to be a child. An estimated 461 250 children under 5 years of age die in the Sahel each year due to severe child undernutrition. On top of crucial...