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Tchad: Apercu de la réponse à la crise RCA (15 Octobre 2014)

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Chad: Migrants from Central African Republic Situation Report No 8 (as of 30 September 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

· The relocations of people from the transit sites to temporary camps are hampered by delays in the construction of shelter and water and sanitation infrastructure.

· The government has decided to review the development of Maingama temporary camp to maximize the number of inhabitants and to accelerate shelter construction.

· The resurgence of malaria cases in transit sites and temporary camps continues. They now account for half of the sicknesses registered.

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Slovenian basketball star helps children in Chad: Part I

17/10/2014

In order to raise awareness to children in emergencies and make their voices heard, the EU and the UN Children Fund (UNICEF) have launched a joint campaign, involving national celebrities from various EU countries. One of them was Slovenian basketball player, Boštjan Nachbar, who's currently playing for FC Barcelona. Boštjan travelled to Chad to shoot a video about undernourished children. In this post, he shares some of the unforgettable moments of his trip.

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Refugee schools in Chad without books, students drop out

Report
Radio Dabanga

EASTERN CHAD (17 Oct.) -Schools in Sudanese refugee camps in eastern Chard have witnessed a drop-out of students and a complete lack of textbooks since the implementation of a Chadian curriculum this month.

Adam Fadul, who is a teacher in Kounongou camp, told Radio Dabanga about the replacement of the Sudanese curriculum for the basic and secondary school stages in the camps. He stressed that the new, domestic textbooks have not yet arrived in the camps, although the school year in Chad began on 1 October.

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Chad: Humanitarian Overview (as of 30 September 2014)

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Children dance for peace in Chad

The legacy of the EU's Nobel peace prize has been dedicated to helping children and now over 108,000 children in conflict are receiving an education.

By Dionro Nangyo


N’DJAMENA, Chad, 3 October 2014 – Last summer, I traveled with a UNICEF production team to Tédjou, a small town in eastern Chad with a mix of arid and green landscapes, in the region of Dar Sila.

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2014-2016 Strategic Response Plan Chad - Mid-Year Review (August 2014)

SUMMARY

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2014 Plan opérationnel pour la réponse à l’impact de la crise en République Centrafrique: Tchad, Révision août 2014

ACTUALISATION DU CONTEXTE ET DES BESOINS HUMANITAIRES

La recrudescence de violence en République Centrafrique (RCA) en décembre 2013, après une année de conflit politico-militaire, a eu un impact important sur les pays voisins, et en particulier sur le Tchad, qui a accueilli le plus grand nombre de personnes fuyant la violence en RCA.

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ACAPS Briefing Note: Chad Population Displacement from CAR - 25 September 2014

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Key Findings

Anticipated scope and scale

  • 113,343 evacuees (including TCNs and migrants) and 94,471 CAR refugees, mainly in refugee camps and in temporary and transit sites. UNHCR projections expect around 45,000 CAR refugees in total for 2014.

  • The rainy season is destroying tents and shelters and deteriorating health and hygiene conditions.

  • The rainy season is also likely to impact negatively on food security and nutritional status.

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Phase I Study Report: Social Cohesion and Community Based Protection Mechanisms in Chad and Burundi

This report begins to address social cohesion and community based protection by investigating to what extent current mechanisms, including education and natural resources, impacts social cohesion at the community level.

Authors: Hany Besada, Wendy Wheaton, Ben O’Bright and Evren Tok

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Chad Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 04 | 1 June - 30 July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A new site has been opened to accommodate Chadian returnees who fled CAR via Cameroon.

  • Two flights with urgently needed relief supplies arrived in the south of Chad.

  • Profiling shows the importance of durable solutions for the people who fled CAR to Chad.

  • Introduction of free health care for children and pregnant mothers remains a challenge in Kanem region.

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Chad: Migrants from Central African Republic Situation Report No 7 (as of 31 August 2014)

Highlights

  • Humanitarian actors responded to the needs of over 6,000 people who arrived from CAR who were relocated from Doba to the new Kobiteye temporary camp (Logone Oriental), following a governmental decision to close Doba transit site on 8 August.

  • Relocations of returnees from Doyaba and Sido transit sites to Maingama temporary camp were suspended from 22 August onwards to give humanitarian partners more time to prepare for the arrival of new households.

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Refugee schools in eastern Chad to follow domestic curriculum

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Radio Dabanga

EASTERN CHAD(17 Sep.) -

The UNHCR, in collaboration with the Chadian Ministry of Education, will replace the Sudanese curriculum by the Chadian one in the refugee camp schools in eastern Chad.

“The UNCHR, together with the Chadian Ministry of Education, will organise trainings for the 321 basic and secondary school teachers in the 11 refugee camps, to work with the Chadian curriculum, that will be used the coming school year, starting on 1 October,” secondary school teacher El Sadeg Yagoub, teacher told Radio Dabanga from Touloum refugee camp.

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Tchad : L'éduction pour les filles dans les camps de réfugiés soudanais, entre obstacle et espoir

N'Djamena, le 11 septembre 2014. Il ne faut pas sous-estimer ce que représente le fait de devoir marcher pendant des heures pour ramener de l'eau dans la chaleur étouffante du désert du Tchad oriental. C'est l'une des pires difficultés pour les femmes soudanaises vivant dans les camps de réfugiés du Tchad oriental, un lieu où les traditions socio-culturelles tendent à limiter leur rôle aux seules tâches domestiques : tâches ménagères, soins à apporter à de grandes familles, approvisionnement en eau.

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Education for girls in Sudanese refugee camps, between obstacles and hope

N'Djamena, 11 September 2014 – Walking long distances to fetch water in the blistering desert heat of eastern Chad is not to be underestimated. It is one of the most arduous of tasks facing Sudanese women living in refugee camps in eastern Chad, a place where socio-cultural traditions tend to limit their role strictly to the domestic sphere: household chores, caring for large families and fetching water.

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Tchad : Retournés de la RCA Rapport de situation no 07 (31/08/2014)

Faits saillants

  • Les acteurs humanitaires ont répondu aux besoins de plus de 6 000 retournés de la RCA qui ont été déplacés sur le nouveau site de Kobiteye (Logone Oriental), suite à une décision Gouvernementale de fermer soudainement le site de transit de Doba le 8 Aout.

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Pour un, pour deux, pour trois !

« La distribution de bouillie va nous permettre de nourrir les enfants pendant un mois et demi ». C’est ce qu’explique Adama, 42 ans et mère de 6 enfants, alors qu’elle patiente pour obtenir sa part de bouillie enrichie conçue spécialement pour les enfants. Originaire du village de Moutrare, à l’est de la bande sahélienne, Adama vit de l’agriculture en cultivant péniblement un petit hectare de terre peu fertile. Ses 5 grands enfants ont quitté le foyer familial. Le dernier, encore en bas-âge grandi vite et a besoin de manger.

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Reducing Child Mortality by Combining Malaria Prevention and Immunization

As part of its ongoing strategy to combat malaria in Chad, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has launched a third round of Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) in the Moissala and Bouna districts, where malaria is the leading cause of mortality for children under five years old.