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22 May 2018 description

Mostly normal start of season with average or better, well distributed rainfall


• The onset of the long season (March to July) rains occurred in early March in the bi-modal zone and has been gradually expanding northward to reach parts of the southern Sahelian zone in mid-April.

03 Oct 2017 description
report African Union

Le Conseil de paix et de sécurité (CPS) de l'Union africaine (UA), en sa 721ème réunion tenue le 28 septembre 2017, a examiné le rapport de sa mission dans les pays du Bassin du Lac Tchad, effectuée du 27 au 31 juillet 2017, et a adopté la décision qui suit:
Le Conseil,

03 Oct 2017 description
report African Union

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 721st meeting held on 28 September 2017, considered the Report of its Field Mission to the countries of the Lake Chad Basin that was conducted from 27 to 31 July 2017 and adopted the following decision:


10 Aug 2017 description

N’Djamena, 07 août 2017(OMS) : L’atelier d’évaluation externe conjointe de la mise en œuvre du Règlement sanitaire international 2005 (RSI 2005) organisé par le Ministère de la santé publique en collaboration avec l’OMS a démarré ses travaux ce lundi à N’Djaména.

02 Jun 2017 description


The Muskoka Fund was set up in response to an urgent call for action to improve the health of mothers, newborns, children and young people.

The call was made at the 2010 G8 in Canada, in order to meet the Millennium Development Goals of 2015, and taken on by the French Government.

04 Mar 2017 description
report UN News Service

4 March 2017 – The United Nations Security Council is today in Chad, as part of a four-country visit “to shine a spotlight” on the ongoing humanitarian challenges in the Lake Chad Basin region and draw international attention to the plight of about 11 million people.

In the Chadian capital of N'Djamena, the Council met with Prime Minister Albert Pahimi Padacké and visited the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), which includes troops from the four affected regional countries – Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria, plus Benin – in the fight against Boko Haram.

21 Sep 2016 description
report UN News Service

20 septembre 2016 – Le Président du Tchad, Idriss Déby Itno, a appelé mardi la communauté internationale à appuyer l'Union africaine (UA) et ses Etats membres dans leurs efforts de lutte contre le terrorisme, qu'il a qualifié de « menace du siècle », dans son discours devant l'Assemblée générale de l'ONU.

08 Sep 2016 description


  • Alarming food situation among IDPs in Maiduguri in Borno State - Nigeria.

  • Progressive and near-final installation of the 2016-2017 crop year.

  • The FAO food price index continues to rise since five months.

01 Mar 2016 description
  • Confirmation des niveaux satisfaisants des productions agropastorales en Afrique de l’Ouest et au Sahel : augmentation de 12 pour cent de la production céréalière par rapport à la moyenne des cinq dernières années.

  • Confirmation de la baisse de 12 pour cent de la production céréalière au Tchad.

  • La situation sécuritaire dans le bassin du Lac Tchad, qui continue d’impacter négativement sur les personnes déplacées et les populations hôtes mérite une attention particulière.

23 Jul 2014 description
report AzerNews

By Sara Rajabova

Azerbaijan International Development Agency (AIDA) as part of strategic cooperation with Islamic Development Bank has jointly carried out humanitarian actions in Benin and Chad. The new actions took place under the "Alliance to Fight Avoidable Blindness" campaign, AzerTag state news agency reported.

A total of 11,640 persons with problems in their eyesight have benefitted from free eye examinations out of which 506 persons in Benin and 835 persons in Chad have undergone surgeries and had their sights restored.

15 May 2014 description

Key Points

  • The PRESAO forum results indicate a high probability that expected rainfall in 2014 will be inferior than in 2013 in the region, notably in Western Sahel

  • The FAO food prices index records a strong increase for the second consecutive month

  • Coarse grain prices (millet, sorghum) are still high and above the five-year average

  • Significant increase in food insecurity rates are noted in deficit-producing areas in Chad and Mauritania

21 Dec 2012 description

Key points

  • Good crop prospects confirmed by PREGEC

  • Locust situation remains of concern

  • Grain prices in West Africa and on the international market: millet prices remain high but other coarse grain prices are normalizing in West Africa

  • Households whose livelihoods remain affected by the 2011-2012 crisis might face food difficulties in 2013

20 Dec 2012 description
report IRIN

DAKAR, 20 December 2012 (IRIN) - Despite good rains across much of the Sahel this year, 1.4 million children are expected to be malnourished - up from one million in 2012, according to the 2013 Sahel regional strategy.

The strategy, which calls on donors to provide US$1.6 billion of aid for 2013, says fewer people are expected to go hungry in 2013 - 10.3 million instead of 18.7 million in 2012.

19 Sep 2012 description

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.


13 Aug 2012 description

Dans ce numéro :

47ème Session Ordinaire du Conseil des Ministres

19ème Réunion du Comité Régional de Programmation et de Suivi (CRPS)

Ils ont dit ... - Dougou KEITA, Chef de Division, Agriculture & Agroindustrie Afrique de l’ouest, BAD - Demba BA, Banque Islamique de Développement (BID) - Mme Amélie BORDELEAU, Représentante/Chef de file du Comité des partenaires du CILSS >> Première réunion du Comité de Pilotage du Programme Intra ACP du Global Climate change Alliance (GCCA)

03 Jan 2012 description

In 2011, the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated $ 69.2 million to 11 West and Central Africa countries to meet various humanitarian crises, including 19 million granted under the « under-funded emergencies » window.

03 Jan 2012 description

Le CERF injecte plus de 69 millions de dollars pour répondre aux urgences humanitaires en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre en 2011.