EU offers 105 million euro in humanitarian assistance for Lake Chad region

February 24, 2017

Hat: The European Commission has announced additional assistance for the region the Lake Chad region in 2017 as humanitarian needs grow

Funding Scheme: 2017-02-24

Pgm2014 2020: Yes


The European Commission plans to mobilise 105 million euro in humanitarian support to populations in the Lake Chad region in Africa in 2017.


The EU has been one of the biggest aid donors to the crisis in region. Since January 2016, 177 million euro has now been offered in humanitarian aid and a further 159 million euro in development assistance from the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa has recently been allocated to support 15 projects.

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