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29 Jan 2015 description

Humanitarian access continues to be hindered by various constraints, particularly violence against civilians and workers, interference with the implementation of humanitarian activities and active hostilities. Up to 21 January, 31 security incidents (four against aid workers) were reported. A French aid worker and a UN staff member were briefly kidnapped this month.

29 Jan 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Au 11 janvier 2015, la région de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre a enregistré environ 1 636 cas et 33 décès de choléra (Let=2%) dans 6 pays. On observe :

• une létalité élevée sur le littoral (River State) au Nigeria supérieure à 11% ;

• un risque de dispersion de l’épidémie nigériane sur le litoral Camerounais (Douala) ;

• une extension de l’épidémie dans 3 districts du li+oral en Côte d’ivoire affectant les communautés de pêcheurs (migrants) et un risque de dispersion vers le li!oral libérien et sierra-léonais.


29 Jan 2015 description

In Numbers

242,000 refugees have arrived in Cameroon 93,000 refugees have arrived in Chad In DRC there are some 68,000 refugees from C.A.R. In RoC there are 22,000 refugees from C.A.R.

Highlight - Launch of the Regional EMOP 200799

28 Jan 2015 description

1/28/2015 - 19:17 GMT

More than 14,000 people fleeing Boko Haram violence in northeast Nigeria have streamed into Chad since the beginning of 2015, according to a United Nations report on Wednesday.

The report by the UN's Office for the Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) put the daily arrivals rate at 774 and said it expected 30,000 refugees to arrive in the country this year.

28 Jan 2015 description

DAR ES SALAM CAMP, Chad, January 28 (UNHCR) – Thousands of Nigerian refugees have been arriving in western Chad by canoe this month with harrowing tales of the situation in north-east Nigeria, and UNHCR is preparing for a further influx of people amid the continuing violence.

More than 14,000 people have crossed Lake Chad since early January when militants attacked their homes in and around the north-east Nigerian town of Baga, torching homes, killing hundreds and kidnapping people.

28 Jan 2015 description

Faits saillants

-- Plus de 14 000 personnes sont arrivées du Nigéria depuis le début de l’année 2015.

  • Les arrivées se poursuivent à un rythme de 774 personnes par jour.

  • 37 000 personnes de la population hôte vivent dans des conditions précaires.

  • Les transferts de personnes continuent depuis les îles du Lac et la zone de N’Djamena, vers le site de Dar-esSalam.

28 Jan 2015 description


CAR: During the reporting period, IOM also divided communal shelters into separate family compartments in Boda in order to create compartments providing families some basic privacy.

CHAD: Between 6 and 19 January, IOM continued providing medical support at the clinic located in the Gaoui transit site and provided medical consultations for 205 returnees.

27 Jan 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

New study on child poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Two thirds of children in sub-Saharan Africa experience multiple deprivations

New UNICEF study provides extensive new data and analysis of multidimensional child poverty

27 Jan 2015 description

Snapshot 21-27 January

Nigeria: Boko Haram attacks continue, with Borno state capital Maiduguri and nearby military bases targeted on 25 January. Security forces pushed BH back from Maiduguri, but further attacks are expected. BH also raided villages in Michika local government area, Adamawa state. There are reports that BH has forbidden the use of vehicles in areas under its control.

27 Jan 2015 description

Baga Sola, Chad | Tuesday 1/27/2015 - 11:10 GMT

by Célia LEBUR

Lying on his side, Moussa Zira shows the gaping wound where the bullet entered his thigh the night Boko Haram came to his village near the now devastated northern Nigerian town of Baga.

He pretended to be dead before escaping in a dug-out canoe across Lake Chad to a refugee camp. He is still in terrible pain and has a limp, but Moussa Zira knows it is a miracle he survived what many fear was the worst massacre of the Islamists' bloody insurgency.

26 Jan 2015 description

Palais des Nations, Geneva (room XXVI)
10-11:30, Friday, 23 January 2015

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,

I would like to thank the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees for the invitation to provide you with an update on the humanitarian situation inside the Central African Republic at today’s launch of the 2015 Regional Refugee Response Plan for CAR Refugees.

26 Jan 2015 description

2.7 million people are still in need based on 2015’s humanitarian Strategic Response Plan for the Central African Republic. The relative severity requirement by sub-prefecture shows that the humanitarian situation one year after the outbreak of the crisis is still important and continuing to be despite the progress of humanitarian actors deployment on the field and sectoral response already made over of 2014.

26 Jan 2015 description

Bol, Tchad | AFP | lundi 26/01/2015 - 08:17 GMT

Par Célia LEBUR

Coiffées de voiles colorés, des femmes font la lessive pendant que les enfants s'éclaboussent bruyamment... Si Bol, principale ville du lac Tchad, semble bien paisible au coucher du soleil, "il ne faut pas se fier aux apparences", prévient Maï Moussa: "Ils sont là, juste de l'autre côté" de la rive.

24 Jan 2015 description
report UN News Service

23 January 2015 – With a “tense and highly volatile” situation in North-Eastern Nigeria at the Chadian Lac border, United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced today that it has begun distributing food to thousands of refugees who have recently been displaced by the region’s escalating violence and urged that it required some $11 million to continue to meet those needs.

23 Jan 2015 description

GENÈVE, 23 janvier (HCR) – L'agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés et ses partenaires ont lancé, vendredi, un appel de fonds pour un montant de 331 millions de dollars afin de venir en aide à près d'un demi-million de réfugiés centrafricains qui luttent pour survivre dans les pays voisins.

23 Jan 2015 description

Avant propos

Les articles sélectionnés dans cette revue de presse ont pour but d’informer sur la situation humanitaire au Tchad ou sur le contexte général. Cette sélection d'articles ne reflète pas nécessairement la position d’OCHA-Tchad. Merci de tenir compte de cette réserve.


  • L'accueil délicat des enfants réfugiés dans la région du lac Tchad (RFI, 19/01/15)

  • Boko Haram crisis: The victims who fled over Lake Chad (BBC, 20/01/15)