Chad Lake

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A shallow lake of north-central Africa in Chad, Cameroon, Niger, and Nigeria. It has greatly diminished in size since the 1970s.
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Niami, Shawwal 3, 1437, July 8, 2016, SPA -- Chiefs of staff of the countries lying on Chad lake held in the city of Deva, south east of Niger, an extraordinary meeting to review military operations against the terrorist organization of Buko Haram.
He also called for addressing crises and settling disputes in Burundi, eastern DR Congo, countries around Chad Lake, Mali, Palestine, Somalia, South Sudan and Ukraine.
Around 37 million people live in the region of the Chad Lake basin, most of them farmers, livestock farmers and fishing communities.