07/03/2019 - Video
A small coloured band is changing the fight against severe malnutrition. It started out as an innovative approach that was then researched and proved its worth. Use of the coloured band by mothers to encourage early detection of undernutrition is...
14/02/2019 - Photo story
In 2018, an outbreak of cholera hit four regions in Niger, where nearly 4000 cases were reported. In order to contain the epidemic and limit the number of deaths, the EU provided humanitarian aid that went to various organisations on the ground to...
03/09/2018 - Dernières nouvelles
La crise humanitaire dans le bassin du lac Tchad, qui touche des régions du Nigéria, du Niger, du Tchad et du Cameroun, continue de s’aggraver en raison de la persistance des violences, de l’insécurité et de la dégradation de l’environnement.
29/08/2018 - Country page
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...
28/08/2017 - Blog post
The Diffa region of Niger, located in the Lake Chad Basin, has been plagued by the violence of the Boko Haram insurgency for many years.
14/08/2017 - Photo story
The Sahel has one of the world’s highest rates of acute child malnutrition: every year, 1.4 million children suffer from the most severe form of the disease in the semi-arid band below the Sahara desert that stretches across Africa.
24/02/2017 - Dernières nouvelles
La Commission européenne a annoncé une aide supplémentaire pour la région du lac Tchad en 2017, au vu de la croissance des besoins humanitaires.
19/01/2017 - Dernières nouvelles
The European Commission has released €40 million in additional humanitarian aid to support the populations in the Lake Chad region in Africa.
04/08/2016 - Dernières nouvelles
The European Commission is providing an additional €12.5 million in humanitarian aid to support people in Nigeria, Niger and Cameroon as they face a deteriorating humanitarian crisis. The new funding comes as violence by the terrorist group Boko...