As part of its effort to assist vulnerable communities in Africa's Lake Chad Basin, the European Commission has announced the release of an additional €138 million in humanitarian and developmental aid to be added to its €232 million aid package for the region.

The Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, told a high-level conference on the Lake Chad region held in Berlin that the effects of the area's armed conflicts "have hit hard a region already affec...


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