EU commits US$29 million to victims of conflict in Nigeria
The EU committed a new emergency assistance package of €27 million (US$29 million) to support millions of people affected by the conflict in Nigeria’s Lake Chad region. European Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič, announced the commitment while visiting the region which is under the influence of armed groups.
Roughly 8 million people in Nigeria are currently in need of humanitarian assistance. The EU’s funding will help to provide food, access to clean water and sanitation facilities, shelter, basic health services, and education for children.
Press release - European Commission