Lake Chad Crisis

Millions are displaced and children are most at risk. We're on the ground protecting and supporting them.
Can you help?


This is a global crisis. Action, not words, is needed …

11 Million

in need of humanitarian aid

7.1 Million

severely malnourished in the Lake Chad basin

515,000

children could die if they don't receive food support

Entire families have been forced from their homes to save their lives …

Millions of people, mainly women and children, have been forced to flee their homes in Nigeria to escape violent, religious fundamentalists. They are fleeing for their lives, and they need our support.

One in every three people in the region is a displaced person. They have lost their homes and their livelihoods. Children have been pulled from the education system, and every day that this crisis continues is another day where their futures get dimmer.

515,000 children are at risk of death from starvation. This is a global crisis, and we need your support. 

Plan International is on the ground. We’re in the refugee camps, in Cameroon, Niger and Chad providing education and improved child protection for children as well as improving water and sanitation for families to stop the spread of disease.

We urgently need your support to meet the needs of children on the move …

€30

Provides teacher training materials for a school

€50

Will provide latrine access for three children

€75

Pays a kindergarten teacher’s 1 month salary

€100

Trains 300 parents in basic nutrition and cooking

IN THE LAKE CHAD BASIN, MASSIVE DISPLACEMENT DUE TO VIOLENCE FROM BOKO HARAM ARE CONVERGING TO CREATE A SEVERE HUMANITARIAN CRISIS.