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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.
07/06/2019
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.
Sur la route de Rosso by © EU/ECHO/Sylvain Cherkaoui
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.
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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...
Sahelian belt in Chad by WFP
02/10/2017 - Photo story
In the Lake Chad Basin (Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria) more than 7 million people need food assistance, up from 3 million last year. As malnutrition rates rise to alarming levels in all four countries, over half a million children are suffering...
31/03/2017 - News
EU Humanitarian Aid Operations and Action against Hunger have joined forces to launch a campaign to raise awareness of the ‘hunger season’ in the Sahel.
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09/01/2017 - Photo story
Through its humanitarian department, the European Commission provides a vital lifeline to the United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS).
A mother and her child at an EU-supported hospital in Chad © WFP/Rein Skullerud
14/07/2016 - News
Today the European Commission has announced over €145 million in humanitarian assistance for Africa's Sahel region in 2016 to address the basic needs of the populations, tackle malnutrition and provide food to the most vulnerable people.
The Alliance For International Medical Action (ALIMA) is one of the European Commission’s main humanitarian partners in the fight against under-nutrition in the Sahel.
13/07/2016 - Video
The Alliance For International Medical Action (ALIMA) is one of the European Commission’s main humanitarian partners in the fight against under-nutrition in the Sahel. With an easy-to-use color-coded bracelet, the organisation is helping mothers in...

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