The UN's World Food Programme estimates that more than 10 million people need "assistance and protection". Around 2.4 million are displaced within the region, and more than 220,000 from the region are classed as refugees.
Germany Hosts High-Level Conference On Humanitarian Crisis in the Lake Chad Region
Deutsche Welle, 3 September 2018
Conflict and climate change have plunged the Lake Chad region into one of the world's worst humanitarian crises. An international conference in Berlin aims to raise more support… Read more »
'Over 10 Million People Still Need Assistance in the Lake Chad Region'
In an exclusive interview, the head of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Achim Steiner tells DW why the international community must continue to help people in the Lake… Read more »
Lake Chad basin map.
Nigeria, Germany, Norway, UN Hold Berlin Conference On 'Boko Haram'
Vanguard, 3 September 2018
Nigeria, Germany, Norway, and the United Nations have converged on Berlin Monday for a "pledging conference on Boko Haram". Read more »
Berlin Hosts Lake Chad Donor Drive Amid Humanitarian Crisis
An international donor conference for countries bordering Lake Chad aims to contain what Germany's foreign minister has called "one the greatest humanitarian disasters of our age."… Read more »
Lake Chad Basin Conference - Cameroon Confirms Participation
Cameroon Tribune, 7 August 2018
The Minister Delegate at the Ministry of External Relations in charge of Cooperation with the Commonwealth, Mbayu Felix and the German Ambassador to Cameroon, Hans-Dieter Stell… Read more »
The Lake Chad Basin Problem
This Day, 2 August 2018
Any assistance to recharge the lake is welcome Read more »
The International Committee of the Red Cross has blamed Boko Haram militants that has displaced over 2.4 million people and disrupted the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of ... Read more »
A report from an international conference on the state of Lake Chad, has prompted a decision to transfer water to the lake from the Congo Basin at at cost of U.S.$14,5 billion, ... Read more »
Nigerian Army Chief Tukur Buratai has said that "Operation Last Hold" will put an end to the activities of Boko Haram insurgency in the Lake Chad region. The army plans to clear ... Read more »
President Muhammadu Buhari will in February host a three-day international conference tagged 'Saving the Lake Chad' in Abuja. The conference is to revitalize the basin's ecosystem ... Read more »
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