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Lake Chad Crisis Appeal

A dire humanitarian crisis is causing untold suffering in Africa's Lake Chad region. 

More than nine million people need life-saving aid, but this is not a crisis that makes headlines.

The Lake Chad crisis: "Home is home."

A group of men sit to discuss the issues they face as displaced people living in Cameroon.

In northern Cameroon, some of those fleeing violence in the Lake Chad region have found refuge. But their future remains uncertain

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Q&A – The Lake Chad crisis explained

At the state hospital in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Aboubacar, a 12-month-old baby is weighed. He is suffering from the effects of severe malnourishment, is weighed and weighs only 4.74 kg.

Where is Lake Chad, what is going on, and how is the Red Cross helping? Get the answers to these questions and more in our Q&A.

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Lake Chad Crisis Appeal

On the outskirts of Maiduguri, Muna informal camp for internally displaced persons. Ashe, 20 years old, holds her two-year-old daughter, Amahani, who has been sick for more than one month.

Please donate to the Lake Chad Crisis Appeal to help families in desperate need.

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