The European Commission today has announced it will give €142 million in humanitarian aid to the Sahel region of Africa in 2014. The funds aim to tackle a severe food and nutrition crisis, as well as help people in Mali that are in need of humanitarian aid as a result of the situation in the North.

As Kristalina Georgieva, the EU's Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response stated: "Close to three million Sahelians require urgent food assistance, includin...

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