Deputy Secretary-General, at Lake Chad Basin Roundtable, Urges Donors to Fund $1.5 Billion Humanitarian Appeal for Strife-Torn Region

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the ministerial round table on Nigeria and the Lake Chad region, in New York today:

Welcome to this high-level event on the humanitarian situation in Nigeria …

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UN officials urge sustained support for humanitarian efforts in Lake Chad Basin

21 September 2017 &#150 United Nations officials today underscored the need for sustained international support for the humanitarian response in Nigeria and the Lake Chad region, where millions are in need of emergency assistance.

“We can and must help the …

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EU increases humanitarian aid budget for education of children in emergencies

The European Commission has announced today it will further increase the part of humanitarian funding dedicated to getting children into education in crisis zones around the world. In 2018, 8% of the EU's humanitarian budget will go to education in …

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