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23 May 2015 description
infographic UN Children's Fund

Situation of displaced people in Lake region in numbers

43,000 ESTIMATED NUMBER OF NIGERIAN REFUGEES AND CHADIAN IDPS AND RETURNEES (UNHCR APRIL 2015)   

6,000 ESTIMATED NEW REFUGEES FROM NIGER AND NIGERIA AND CHADIAN IDPS AND RETURNEES IN DABOUA AND LIWA DISTRICTS (UNICEF RAPID ASSESSMENT PRELIMINARY REPORT, MAY 18 )

22 May 2015 description
report Radio Dabanga

The Sudan, Chad and the United Nations High Commissioners for Refugees held a joint meeting in Khartoum to discuss the return of Sudanese refugees residing in twelve camps in eastern Chad. Babiker Ahmad Digna, the State Minister of Interior, confirmed his government's commitment to achieve sustainable voluntary repatriation of Sudanese refugees in Chad. “It’s the best solution to their problems.”

22 May 2015 description

LES TITRES

  • Le CICR intensifie ses actions dans la région du lac Tchad (L’OBS, 21/05/15)

  • Alarming Rise of Malnutrition and Food Insecurity in Western Chad (UNICEF, 12/05/15)

  • L’OIM aide les migrants tchadiens bloqués au Cameroun à rentrer chez eux (OIM, 05/05/15)

  • Le Tchad vise un taux d’accès à l’eau de 95% pour les 15 prochaines années (Alwihda Info, 21/05/15)

  • In Chad, making quality education a reality for a million children (UNICEF, 18/05/15)

21 May 2015 description

Article premier

  1. La présente décision approuve un montant total de 6 500 000 EUR du 11e FED en faveur d'actions d'aide humanitaire visant à contribuer à la lutte contre la mortalité excessive liée à l’insécurité alimentaire au Tchad.

20 May 2015 description

SOMMAIRE

La communauté humanitaire au Tchad recherche USD 540millions pour répondre aux besoins humanitaires de 2,5 millions de personnes en 2015. Ces fonds permettront de répondre à quatre défis humanitaires principaux liés à l’insécurité alimentaire et la malnutrition (44% du total demande), aux réfugiés et personnes déplacées (48% du total), aux urgences sanitaires (6% du total) et aux catastrophes naturelles (1% du total).

19 May 2015 description

Chad - Since the beginning of January 2015, an estimated 32,000 Chadians and other internally displaced persons (IDPs) have fled Boko Haram attacks and crossed the border from Nigeria into Chad’s Lac Chad region.

They are currently living in precarious conditions and are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance to meet their basic needs in terms of food, water, sanitation, shelter and health services. Many also need psychosocial support, family tracing and reunification and onward transportation to their places of origin.

15 May 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

More than 500 000 people affected by the backlash of the Boko Haram Crisis and poor harvest

Mao – Bagasola - May 12th, 2015 - It is market day in the little town of Bagasola, alongside Lake Chad. Since early morning, under the shade of wooden and reed shacks, merchants, artisans and local traders are rushing around in what used to be a hub trade in the region.

14 May 2015 description

Noura is a widow aged about sixty years and a mother of five children. She has lived in Bokoro for over ten years, but was unaware of the legal amenities available for women. She is the vice president of an association of poor women that ACORD has been supporting by providing training, awareness sessions and financial support. Noura was unaware of all that is the protection of women regardless of their identity. She integrated the listening center Bokoro and works much more with girls.

14 May 2015 description

COUNTRY STRATEGY

Under PRRO 200713, WFP will shift from relief to enhancing resilience by increasing the capacity of vulnerable populations to respond to shocks through market-based mechanisms, vulnerability-based targeting, a community-based approach to nutrition interventions and seasonal assistance for 2.2 million people.

14 May 2015 description
report UN Population Fund

KOUMRA, Chad – In the conservative, traditional communities of southern Chad, a bold radio programme is bringing sex-related issues to the airwaves. But the show is not hosted by shock jocks. Rather, it is the work of health activists raising awareness of critical health matters, including HIV prevention and family planning.

13 May 2015 description

POPULATION

18,131 Estimated Nigerian refugees 5,268 refugee in Dar Salam site
3,398 IDPs at Bagasola, in the Lake Region.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Several attacks directed mainly at two islands (Tchoukoutalia and Ngouboua) of the Lake, were registered during the first half of April 2015 .

  • Attacks of Boko Haram on the Lake Region prompted the implementation of new security measures. Henceforth, at least two cars convoy are required for mission on the route N’Djame-na-Bol-Bagasola.

12 May 2015 description

Abuja, Nigeria | AFP | mardi 12/05/2015 - 11:09 GMT

Le président tchadien Idriss Deby, qui s'est rendu lundi au Nigeria pour rencontrer le président sortant Goodluck Jonathan et son successeur Muhammadu Buhari, a réclamé à nouveau une meilleure coordination des armées de la région dans la lutte contre Boko Haram.

"Si nous devons continuer la lutte encore et attraper (le chef du groupe islamiste) Abubakar Shekau, il faudra que les armées travaillent ensemble", a souligné Idriss Deby à Abuja.

11 May 2015 description

Analysis

UNOSAT Surveyed 800 sq km on March 8-12-13 and 24. Findings suggest the following analysis

  1. 08/03/2015: No obvious large IDP/refugee settlements have have been identified.
    Only few located scattered temporary shelters as well as livestock may possibly be indicated

01 May 2015 description

La sécurité alimentaire des pasteurs et agro-pasteurs se dégrade à l’Ouest du Tchad

MESSAGES CLÉS

  • Le conflit Boko Haram s’est élargi au Tchad et le nombre de réfugiés, déplacés et retournés est de plus de 40.000 personnes.
    La dégradation de la consommation alimentaire et des moyens d’existence est due à la pression des arrivées. Les ménages hôtes (Lac, Kanem, BEG et Hadjer Lamis) ont des difficultés à générer des revenus agricoles, piscicoles et commerciales à cause de l’insécurité.

30 Apr 2015 description

Depuis janvier 2015, la région du Lac à l’Ouest du Tchad – frontalière avec le Nigéria – est affectée par d’importants mouvements de populations qui fuient les violences de Boko-Haram.

Lire le rapport complet sur OCHA

30 Apr 2015 description

N'Djamena, Chad | AFP | Thursday 4/30/2015 - 01:58 GMT

by Celia LEBUR

Long tailbacks form at a bridge on the border between Chad and Cameroon while Chadian security forces, wary of deadly Boko Haram jihadists, screen all road users and their property.

"We're looking for weapons," a police officer explains at the Ngueuli bridge on the main road for imports to landlocked Chad, linking the capital N'Djamena to the far north of Cameroon.

24 Apr 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.

LES TITRES

  • 10 choses à savoir sur la faim au Tchad (PAM, 16/04/2015)

  • Tchad : L’indépendance alimentaire (Présidence du Tchad, 19/04/2015)

24 Apr 2015 description
report Enough Project

Editor's Note: This blog was written by partner organization i-ACT. For more information, please read their Refugee Rations report and visit the RESTORE 2100 campaign site.