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Sahel crisis: EU gives €142 million in humanitarian aid in 2014
03/02/2014 - News
The European Commission today has announced it will give €142 million in humanitarian funds to the Sahel region of Africa in 2014, which is once again suffering because of a severe food and nutrition crisis this year. In addition, many people in...
European Commission's Claus Sorensen on new approach for the Sahel
03/02/2014 - Video
Ahead of the announcement of the new approach on combating hunger in the Sahel and helping the people there be strong for life, EU Humanitarian Aid Director General Claus Sorensen elaborates more on the phenomenon and reiterates the EU's...
Consolidated Appeals Process (CAP) for the Sahel - teaser
30/01/2014 - Video
A few days before the Consolidated Appeals Process (CAP) for the Sahel, which will take place in Rome on Monday at 12:30, watch this video for an overview of the current situation.
13/12/2013 - News
The Sahel has been hit by severe droughts three times in seven years.
The Human Chain
13/12/2013 - Video
The Sahel has been hit by severe droughts three times in seven years. Normally it's every 10 years. This documentary that we have produced together with the World Food Programme, shows the triple crises challenges faced in the Sahel and how we...
03/07/2013 - Video
This film is for relief and development technicians wanting to learn more about the tools used in the ‘recovery’ phase. It deals with key issues currently being discussed in areas with chronic economic and climatic problems, in particular the Sahel...
19/06/2013 - News
The European Commission is responding to growing humanitarian needs in the Sahel region of Africa by increasing its support with an additional €69 million.
UN Regional Coordinator Robert Piper on EU's €69 million for the Sahel
17/06/2013 - Video
UN Regional Coordinator for the Sahel, Robert Piper, explains why NOW is the moment to give additional humanitarian funds to the Sahel region.
UN Regional Coordinator Robert Piper on his most striking memory of visiting the Sahel
17/06/2013 - Video
UN Regional Coordinator for the Sahel, Robert Piper, shares the image that struck him the most during his recent trip to the Sahel region.
DG Claus Sørensen on €69 million funding for the Sahel
17/06/2013 - Video
Director General of the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO), Claus Sørensen, explains why NOW is the moment to give additional humanitarian funds to the Sahel region.

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