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

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

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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.

Url description: "Press room - European Commission"

Url: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-343_en.htm?locale=FR