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29 May 2015 description

CHAD

Clashes continue between the Nigerian military, other groups and members of Boko Haram (BH), causing population movement towards Chad. More than 18,000 Nigerian refugees are now in the Chad Lake area, according to UNHCR figures. BH’s trans-border activities also impact the Chadian side of the lake, with population displacement and economic changes that are creating further tensions among the different communities living in the region.

25 May 2015 description
report Radio Dabanga

The Darfuri refugees living in Djabal camp in eastern Chad have refused the proposal made by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and a Chadian health organisation to contribute to the costs of treatment. Last Thursday, the students in the Chadian camps concluded their school exams.

The refugees refused the proposal on the basis that they have been paying the Chadian Adsak organisation for four years for “treatment vouchers”, the coordinator of Djabal camp told Radio Dabanga.

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

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)

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).

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

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.

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

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.

17 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

PROTECTION
MARIAGE DES ENFANTS
ENGAGEMENT AU PLUS HAUT SOMMET DE L’ETAT
LE TCHAD S’ENGAGE POUR ZERO CAS DE MARIAGE DES ENFANTS D’ICI 2020

16 Apr 2015 description

La faim est un sérieux problème au Tchad. Aidez-nous à sensibiliser à ce problème en partageant les 10 choses à savoir sur la faim dans ce pays:

  1. Le Tchad est classé 73ème sur 78 pays dans l'Indice de la faim dans le monde (IFM) et 184ème sur 187 pays dans l'Indice de Développement Humain (IDH) du PNUD.

  2. 87% de la population rurale du Tchad vit sous le seuil de pauvreté.

16 Apr 2015 description

GRANDE LIGNES

 Suite à la découverte d’explosifs et aux attaques spontanées de Boko Haram à Tchoukoutalia et ses environs le 07, 09 et 13 Avril 2015, UNDSS a renforcé les mesures de sécurité. Dorénavant au moins deux véhicules sont exigés pour l’axe Ndjamena – Bol – Bagasola pour les missions.

15 Apr 2015 description

Chad ranks 73rd out of 78 countries on the Global Hunger Index which measures the global fight against hunger, and ranks 184th out of 187 countries on the 2014 UNDP Human Development Index, which looks at overall human development.

87 percent of the rural population lives below the poverty line.

In 2015, more than 2.4 million rural Chadians have become food insecure, of which 428,000 people are classified as severely food insecure.

15 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

BY SUZANNE BEUKES

Dar es Salaam Camp, Baga Sola, Chad: It is 4:00 in the afternoon, on a day in March. That means it is time for football. As the debilitating heat of the desert sun starts to ease, boys of all ages gather to lose themselves in the intoxication of the beautiful game. For a couple of hours, all is almost forgotten, as the black and white ball jolts around in a small cloud of dust through the cooling sand.

14 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Situation of displaced people in Lake region in numbers

18,889 TOTAL NUMBER OF NIGERIAN REFUGEES; 4,909 REGISTERED AND LIVING IN DAR ES SALAM SITE (UNHCR, 9 APRIL 2015)

14,500 TOTAL NUMBER OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS (IDPS) (OCHA, MARCH 2015)

8,500 ESTIMATED NUMBER OF CHADIAN RETURNEES (LOCAL AUTHORITIES, MARCH 2015)

68,000 ESTIMATED AFFECTED POPULATION IN 5 MOST AFFECTED PREFECTURES (OCHA, MARCH 2015)

10 Apr 2015 description
report Tearfund, World Concern

Résumé Exécutif

Situation générale de la Région