Chad: Migrants from Central African Republic Situation Report No. 3 (as of 30 March 2014)

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 30 Mar 2014

Highlights:

  • With the end of the evacuations by air and road, the arrival of Chadian migrants, refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) and Third country nationals (TCNs) has significantly decreased.

  • More than 92,000 Chadian migrants, refugees and TCNs were registered by International Organization for Migration (IOM) at entry points as of 30 March 2014. Arrivals continue at the border in the south of Chad, although reception capacities of transit sites are limited.

  • The Government of Chad (GoC) identified two new sites to be made available for the relocation of returnees. A third site is being identified. Humanitarian partners are now undertaking a process to define the services to be provided to people relocated in these sites.

  • The World Food Program (WFP) has launched a voucher program targeting 54,000 people in the south of Chad. Some 45,000 people have already received food assistance since January 2014.

  • At the Doba transit site, the rate of global acute malnutrition (GAM) is 20.3 per cent and the rate of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is 8 per cent. The comprehensive screening of children less than 5 years is underway in Goré and Bitoye.

  • The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is preparing a regional inter-agency funding appeal to meet the needs of refugees in neighboring countries affected by the CAR crisis.

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