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The United States Announces Humanitarian Assistance for the Sahel Crisis Response

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State September 24, 2020 Today, the United States announced nearly $152 million in humanitarian assistance to respond to the humanitarian crisis in the Sahel region countries of Niger, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, and Mali. This funding includes nearly $67 million from the State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and ...
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Special Envoy for the Sahel Region Dr. J. Peter Pham Travel to Mauritania, France, and Niger

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 5, 2020 Special Envoy for the Sahel Region Dr. J. Peter Pham will travel to Mauritania September 6-9, France September 10-12, and Niger September 12-16. During his travels, Special Envoy Pham will coordinate with and demonstrate U.S. support for African-led initiatives to fight extremism and enhance security and governance in the region, ...
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