Britain to provide £5.4m to help West Africa food crisis

Britain will provide a further £5.4 million of funding to help 200,000 people suffering from the food crisis in West Africa, the Government has announced.

It is hoped the emergency aid will feed an additional 60,000 people across Niger, Mali and Chad for six months.

It will also provide food vouchers for 80,000 people and animal feed and vaccinations to keep over 60,000 farmers’ livestock alive.

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UK warning over Africa hunger

Britain will provide a further £5.4 million of funding to help 200,000 people suffering from the food crisis in West Africa, the Government has announced.