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29 Dec 2005 description

MILE REFUGEE CAMP, Chad, 29 Dec. (UNHCR) -- The 27-year-old Sudanese refugee woman is lying on a mat on the floor of her tent. Covered with a thin blanket, with a shawl over her shoulders, she is barely moving. The woman, Fatima,* scarcely glances at the nurse and the UNHCR community services officer who come in to take care of her.

28 Dec 2005 description


EMOP 10327.1 - Assistance to Sudanese Refugees and Host Communities in North-Eastern Chad
Highlights

- WFP completes the December general distribution cycle in all the refugee camps with a full food basket.

- WFP survey on self-sufficiency is underway in the refugee camps.

- The WFP-operated air service requires urgent funding to continue serving the humanitarian community in support of the emergency operation.

Significant Events

28 Dec 2005 description
report IRIN

ABUJA, le 28 décembre (IRIN) - Le chef d'Etat nigérian et président en exercice de l'Union africaine (UA), Olusegun Obasanjo, a rencontré mardi le président tchadien Idriss Deby pour tenter de désamorcer la crise entre le Tchad et le Soudan voisin.

28 Dec 2005 description

KHARTOUM, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Sudan on Wednesday denied Chadian accusations it was supporting dissidents trying to oust President Idriss Deby and said an African Union summit would go ahead in Khartoum in January.

27 Dec 2005 description
report IRIN

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations]

ABUJA, 27 December (IRIN) - President Idriss Deby of Chad met with Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigerian president and head of the African Union, in Nigeria on Tuesday, as part of efforts to defuse tensions between Chad and neighbouring Sudan.

The meeting comes days after the Chadian government declared "a state of belligerence" between itself and Sudan following a deadly border attack Chad blamed on the Sudanese government.

Deby's visit - as a guest at Obasanjo's farm in southwestern Nigeria - …

27 Dec 2005 description

Nairobi (dpa) - Chadian President Idriss Deby has accused neighbouring Sudan of helping Chadian rebels prepare a new attack from Sudanese soil according to news reports Tuesday.
According to Radio France Internationale (RFI), Deby said Sudan has sent some 50 military vehicles to Geneina in the the conflict-ridden western Darfur region late Monday to launch new "aggressions", throwing regional mediation efforts into disarray.

21 Dec 2005 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 183 countries.

21 Dec 2005 description

LONDON, Dec 20 (Reuters) - The incursion of Chadian troops chasing rebels into neighbouring Sudan's Darfur region risks making worse an already dangerously complicated area, UNICEF said on Tuesday.

21 Dec 2005 description
report UN News Service

The United Nations Security Council today condemned attacks by "armed elements" on Chad's national army on Monday and also expressed concern that the continuing violence in western Sudan's Darfur region might spill over into its neighbour.

"The Security Council recalls its concern that the persisting violence in Darfur might further negatively affect the region, in particular the security of Chad.

20 Dec 2005 description
report IRIN

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19 Dec 2005 description
report IRIN

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations]

19 Dec 2005 description
report IRIN

ABECHE, le 19 décembre (IRIN) - Le président tchadien Idriss Deby a accusé le Soudan voisin d'avoir couvert l'attaque lancée ce week-end contre une ville frontalière et revendiqué le droit de poursuite des assaillants en territoire soudanais.

12 Dec 2005 description
report IRIN

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12 Dec 2005 description
report ACTED

Since November 2004, ACTED has been intervening in Chad to help the Sudanese refugees who fled from the Darfur region. What is happening there? In this region with a massive stock of weapons, it is very difficult to know. People have fought for a long time against each other. Alliances are formed and destroyed. The same old story of rivalry between breeders, revenge between clans and hate for - those who are different - is exacerbated by regional political stakes, and struggles of national powers. Villages are totally destroyed. Lands under cultivation are burnt. Cars are attacked.