The President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has pledged $639 million in aid to “feed people left starving because of drought and conflict” in Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria and Yemen. This promise was made on Saturday at the working session of the G20 summit of world leaders in Hamburg.
The donation is geared towards providing additional emergency food and nutrition assistance, life-saving medical care, improved sanitation, emergency shelter and protection for those who have been affected by conflict.
According to, Rob Jenkins, acting head of the USAID’s bureau of democracy, conflict and humanitarian assistance, Nigeria will be getting $121 million in funding. Over $191 million would go to Yemen, $199 million to South Sudan and almost $126 million for Somalia.
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