Saturday, 24 September 2016

UK, US govts. commit £80m, $41m to humanitarian aid to Lake Chad

The governments of the United Kingdom and the U.S. on Friday pledged additional 80 million pounds and 41million dollars, respectively, to the Lake Chad Basin to support those affected by the Boko Haram crises.
The pledge was made at the high level side event on humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad Basin, at the 71st UN General Assembly in New York.
Tobias ELLwood, UK Minister for Africa, said “this is in addition to the 90 million pounds of humanitarian assistance we have already delivered in the region’’.