SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 19 September 2021, Sunday |

U.S. to give more than $80 million in humanitarian aid to countries in Sahel region: State Dept

The United States will give more than $80 million in humanitarian aid to countries in the Sahel region, U.S. State Department spokeswoman Jalina Porter said on Friday.

Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale announced the aid at a meeting on the region, where 3 million people are refugees or internally displaced persons in Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger, Porter said.