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23 May 2017 description
report Theirworld

To mark the anniversary of the Education Cannot Wait fund being launched, the Syrian teenager has sent a powerful message to children affected by humanitarian emergencies.

Around the world, more than 75 million children are being denied an education because of humanitarian emergencies.

Conflicts, natural disasters and health crises have seen them forced out of school, at risk of dropping out or receiving poor-quality education.

23 May 2017 description

Key Priorities

  • Protection monitoring, analysis and response

  • Community-based protection  Operationalizing the Tripartite Agreement and implementing the Return and Reintegration Strategy

  • Return monitoring  Registration and profiling

  • Supporting self-reliance activities  Access to Justice

  • Coordination of Protection Sector Working Groups at National and State levels

22 May 2017 description

Le Gouvernement tchadien et l’Equipe Pays du Système des Nations Unies ont procédé ce vendredi 12 mai 2017 à Ndjamena au lancement officiel de la campagne de sensibilisation et de plaidoyer autour des Objectifs de Développement Durable (ODD).

22 May 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

Measures implemented to address the critical nutritional situation in the camp of Oure Cassoni, eastern Chad.

UNHCR assists the Chadian Government in providing assistance to the newly arrived CAR refugees in southern Chad.

Two MoUs signed with institutions of higher education in Abéché, eastern Chad, to facilitate refugees’ enrollment under the same conditions as Chadian nationals.

22 May 2017 description

LAKE CHAD CRISIS OVERVIEW

The Lake Chad Basin (LCB) is facing one of the largest humanitarian crises in the world today; approximately 17 million people are affected by the conflict in the region1 . Since 2009, an area spanning four countries in Central and West Africa has been affected by the violence perpetrated by the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram.

In the ensuing years, the insurgency group has turned to violent attacks against local populations, causing an unprecedented protection crisis.

22 May 2017 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This report presents the case for improving the condition of the wetlands of the Sahel as part of a strategy to address human migration and its links to the degradation of land and water resources, poverty, conflict and climate change. We offer an analysis of the key trends and issues and their relevance to existing policy goals.

Wetlands and livelihoods in the Sahel

21 May 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

Du 22 au 27 avril 2017, UNFPA Tchad, en partenariat avec UNHCR et avec l'appui du Bureau Régional d’UNFPA, a organisé un atelier de renforcement des capacités des acteurs humanitaires en matière de violence Basée sur le Genre, à Baga Sola. Les travaux ont été dirigés par la REGA (Regional Emergency GBV Advisor) pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre,
Madame Catherine Andela.,

19 May 2017 description

(N'djamena, 19 May 2017): The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr. Stephen O'Brien, has approved the allocation of US $ 3.5 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for rapid response in the Lake Chad region. These funds will help provide vital humanitarian assistance to meet the needs of 40,000 people, largely former internally displaced people returning to their villages of origin, in island areas and villages south of Bol canton.

19 May 2017 description
report Oxfam

As famine takes hold in South Sudan and threatens to spread to northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, and Yemen, world leaders must immediately step up to fully fund the United Nations’ appeal for $6.3 billion. Of this amount, $4.9 billion is urgently needed by July for critical assistance, including health, food, nutrition, and water. If lives are to be saved, humanitarian agencies must be able to rapidly scale up and access people in need.

19 May 2017 description

(N'djamena, le 19 mai 2017): Le Secrétaire général adjoint des Nations Unies aux affaires humanitaires et Coordonnateur des secours d’urgence, M. Stephen O’Brien, a approuvé l’attribution de 3,5 millions de dollars américains issus du Fonds central d'intervention d'urgence (CERF) pour une réponse rapide dans la région du Lac Tchad.

19 May 2017 description

Contents

269 Dracunculiasis eradication: global surveillance summary, 2016

286 Fact sheet on Ebola virus disease (updated May 2017)

Sommaire

269 Éradication de la dracunculose: bilan de la surveillance mondiale, 2016

286 Aide-mémoire sur la maladie à virus Ebola (mis à jour en mai 2017)

19 May 2017 description

OPERATIONAL CONTEXT

The changing nature of the conflict in Northeast Nigeria has resulted in widespread forced displacement, violations of international humanitarian and human rights law, severe protection concerns and a growing food and nutrition crisis of global proportion.

18 May 2017 description

209.2 M required for 2017
12.0 M contributions received, representing 6% of requirements
197.2 M funding gap for the Central African Republic Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

18 May 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Déclaration officielle de l’épidémie par le Ministre de la santé le 14 février 2017

  • Réunion de Coordination des activités de riposte à Amtiman

  • Poursuite des activités de chloration et de recherche active des cas par la district sanitaire d’Aboudeia avec l’appui financier de l’OMS

  • Déploiement d’un expert en Wash pour appuyer la réponse

  • Reprise des activités wash par IRW depuis le 1er Mai 2017

17 May 2017 description

This is the first consolidated presentation of the reported results of CERF funding, covering a full year of CERF allocations. As such, it serves as a pilot and will inform future CERF results reporting. This report was compiled on the basis of information provided by Resident Coordinators/Humanitarian Coordinators (RC/ HCs) and Humanitarian Country Teams (HCTs) in 66 consolidated reports covering the results of more than 450 CERF-funded projects.

17 May 2017 description
report CARE

La propagation des épidémies dans la région du lac Tchad associée à une augmentation du nombre de personnes touchées par la famine au Nigeria exige de trouver rapidement une solution politique à un conflit complexe et de mettre à disposition des fonds indispensables. Les bailleurs doivent respecter les engagements pris en février lors de la conférence d’Oslo et débloquer des fonds.

17 May 2017 description
report CARE

“Donors must stand by their commitments and release funds pledged at donor conference in Oslo in February”

Abuja, 17/05/2017. The outbreak of epidemics in the Lake Chad region coupled with a rising number of people experiencing severe hunger in Nigeria demands urgent attention to provide a political solution to the complex conflict and release much needed funds, urges CARE International.