Canada provides humanitarian assistance in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria

Backgrounder

Working through a number of trusted humanitarian partners, Canada provides assistance to help meet the emergency needs of populations affected by conflict, food insecurity and natural disasters in the Lake Chad Basin. The funding in Cameroon ($3.1 million), Chad ($7.1 million), Niger ($3.8 million) and Nigeria ($13.6 million) will provide vulnerable populations, including women and children, with life-saving assistance, including food, acute malnutrition treatment, clean water, health care, protection services and support for livelihoods.

Below is a breakdown of the organizations receiving humanitarian funding:

  • Action Against Hunger
  • Development and Peace
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • International Committee of the Red Cross
  • International Organization for Migration
  • International Rescue Committee
  • Nigeria Humanitarian Fund
  • Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
  • Plan International Canada
  • Save the Children Canada
  • United Nations Population Fund
  • United Nations Humanitarian Air Service
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • UNICEF
  • World Food Programme

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