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24 Apr 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

25 million children out of school in conflict zones - UNICEF

N’JDAMENA, Chad/DAKAR/NEW YORK, 24 April 2017 – More than 25 million children between 6 and 15 years old, or 22 per cent of children in that age group, are missing out on school in conflict zones across 22 countries, UNICEF said today.

“At no time is education more important than in times of war,” said UNICEF Chief of Education Josephine Bourne. “Without education, how will children reach their full potential and contribute to the future and stability of their families, communities and economies?”

23 Apr 2017 description

209.2 M required for 2017

10.7 M contributions received, representing 5% of requirements

198.5 M funding gap for the Central African Republic Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

22 Apr 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

N’Djamena, 24 avril 2017 – Son Excellence Hinda Deby Itno, Première Dame de la République du Tchad, accompagnée des agences des Nations Unies de l’OMS et de l’UNICEF, des haut-représentants des institutions nationales, partenaires de l’immunisation et leaders des communautés au Tchad, ont lancé officiellement aujourd’hui la Semaine Africaine de la Vaccination.

21 Apr 2017 description

13 MILLION VULNERABLE PEOPLE IN SOME OF THE HARDEST TO REACH REGIONS OF CHAD WILL SOON BE REACHED WITH INSECTICIDE TREATED BEDNETS. AS WORLD MALARIA DAY 2017 APPROACHES, UNDP AND THE GLOBAL FUND ARE STEPPING UP THE FIGHT AHEAD OF THE RAINY SEASON.

They came to the neighbouring village. They killed many people there, robbed and burned the houses. That’s why we left our village.”

21 Apr 2017 description
report ACTED

Plus de 100 000 Tchadiens se sont installés en Centrafrique, où ils vivaient pour la plupart depuis plusieurs décennies. Mais la crise qui a ébranlé la Centrafrique fin 2013 a poussé des milliers de personnes à fuir les violences, dont beaucoup de Tchadiens, retournés dans leur pays d’origine entre décembre 2013 et février 2014, avec l’appui et la protection du gouvernement tchadien qui a organisé des convois de rapatriement routiers et aériens.

21 Apr 2017 description

Gore, 20 April 2017 (UNHCR) - Since the beginning of April, several waves of Central African refugees totaling 1,209 people have arrived in Chad, mainly in the border village of Sourou. They are welcomed by the local population and the authorities despite the fact the border with the Central African Republic (CAR) is officially closed.

Earlier this week, a new group of Central Africans fleeing tension in the north-west of their country found refuge in Chad where the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, and its partners organized their transfer away from the border.

21 Apr 2017 description

Goré, 20 avril 2017 (UNHCR) – Depuis le début de ce mois d’avril plusieurs vagues de réfugiés centrafricains totalisant 1.209 personnes sont arrivés au Tchad notamment dans la localité frontalière de Sourou où ils sont accueillis par la population locale et les autorités malgré la fermeture officielle de frontière avec la Centrafrique.

21 Apr 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Les résultats d’analyse de la sécurité alimentaire et de nutrition, publiés en mars 2017, indiquent que 2,2 millions de personnes seront touchées par l’insécurité alimentaire au Tchad de mars à mai 2017, soit presqu’une personne sur cinq.

  • Contre tous les défis qui engendrent des conditions de vie précaires et une vulnérabilité accrue aux chocs soudains et chroniques, il faut adopter une nouvelle façon de travailler humanitaire-développement.

20 Apr 2017 description

Over the next two weeks, key global meetings will take place to review the global polio epidemiology and examine what additional efforts must be implemented to achieve a lasting polio-free world. Next week, the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization (SAGE) will meet in Geneva, as well the next meeting of the International Health Regulations (IHR) Emergency Committee on the spread of poliovirus (via teleconference). These meetings will be followed the week after by the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB), convening in London.

20 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • 10% increase in cereal production compared to last year confirmed in West Africa. Third consecutive year of favourable production conditions.

  • Restrictive exchange rates development of regional economies such as Liberia, Ghana and Nigeria affecting trade patterns in the region

  • Difficult macro-economic conditions affecting commercial activities in Chad despite positive agricultural performances

  • Drop of world cocoa prices has diminished export and budgetary revenues in Côte d’Ivoire

20 Apr 2017 description

This document presents the basic needs approach that UNHCR is pursuing and expanding across operations when providing multi-purpose cash grants to refugees in collaboration with partners.

What is a Basic Needs Approach?

UNHCR defines the basic needs approach as a way to enable refugees, based on their socio-economic vulnerabilities, to meet their basic needs through means to survive and access to services. Anchored in a rights-based approach and delivered in partnership, it is an integral part of protection and solutions.

19 Apr 2017 description
report ACTED

ACTED has been mobilised in the Sud and Grand’Anse departments since hurricane Matthew hit the region on 4 October 2016 to provide emergency humanitarian assistance to affected populations. In all sectors, needs reached high levels: Matthew caused terrible damages, casualties and losses, destroying houses, infrastructure and crops, and leaving 1.4 million Haitians in need of humanitarian assistance.

19 Apr 2017 description

The world is witnessing higher levels of displacement than ever before. The statistics tell the story. Today, an unprecedented 65 million people—including 21 million refugees—are displaced from their homes. Since the start of the Syrian crisis in 2011, 5 million people have fled to nearby Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq, and Jordan. And refugees now spend an average of 10 years away from their countries. Equally striking as the scale of the crisis are the consequences of an inadequate response.

18 Apr 2017 description

Overview

  • This weekly bulletin focuses on selected public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. WHO AFRO is currently monitoring 41 events: two Grade 3, six Grade 2, two Grade 1, and 31 ungraded events.

  • This week, one new event has been reported: an outbreak of hepatitis E in Niger.

18 Apr 2017 description

La grave crise humanitaire qui sévit dans la Région du Lac Tchad a aggravé les conditions de vie déjà précaires d’une grande majorité des populations de cette région. L’accès aux services de base et à l’eau potable en qualité et en quantité suffisante constitue un élément essentiel dans l’assistance à ces populations. Mais le contexte géologique et hydrogéologique particulier de la région du Lac Tchad est à l’origine des problèmes de salinité qui réduisent le taux d’accès à l’eau des populations locales.

14 Apr 2017 description
report ACTED

Le maraîchage en sac, quand ACTED aide les sahéliens à s’adapter au changement climatique grâce au soutien de la Direction Générale de la Protection Civile et les Opérations Humanitaires européennes de la Commission Européenne (ECHO)

Il est des régions du monde où l’on doute encore du changement climatique, et d’autres où il est une réalité quotidienne. Dans la bande sahélienne, on ne le questionne plus, on s’y adapte.

14 Apr 2017 description

Main findings

Food Consumption: globally satisfactory except in the Lake Chad basin and in certain pockets of Niger, Mali and Senegal

Livelihood Change: livelihoods assets and strategies are sustainable and protected, nonetheless they remain eroded in conflict areas in the Lake Chad Basin, the north of Mali, and in the Liptako Gourma neighboring areas (Burkina Faso-Mali, Niger)

14 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP continues to face critical lack of funding in C.A.R. crisis countries. In C.A.R., humanitarian needs are still increasing. In Cameroon, WFP continues to distribute half-rations to all targeted C.A.R. refugees in eastern Cameroon. In Chad, WFP suspended food assistance to 66,800 returnees from January to March, to prioritize the use of limited resources during the lean season

Situation Update

14 Apr 2017 description

La crise qui sévit dans la région du bassin du Lac Tchad, déchirée par les conflits, a pour cause des décennies de négligence, une absence de développement rural et les effets du changement climatique. Le seul moyen de garantir une solution durable serait de faire face à ces questions en investissant notamment dans l'agriculture durable», a déclaré aujourd'hui M. José Graziano da Silva, Directeur général de la FAO.