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13 Apr 2017 description

Summary

Vulnerable refugees, especially children and women, are exposed to sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) on a daily basis. The increasingly difficult socio-economic situation, the downward trend in the resources allocated to refugee protection and assistance programmes, including reductions in food rations over the last five years, are factors that aggravate refugees' vulnerability and exposure to SGBV.

13 Jul 2012 description
report IRIN

GOZ-BEIDA, 13 July 2012 (IRIN) - Djabal refugee camp in eastern Chad, where some residents have stayed for nearly a decade after fleeing violence in neighbouring Sudan, illustrates some of the family and social problems engendered by displacement and dependency.

15 Mar 2012 description

About this document: This desk study presents estimations of scale, severity and likely impact of a disaster. It aims to inform decision making for preparedness and emergency response. Information has been collected through a review of secondary data, contact with the field and lessons learnt from past similar crises. The DNA is intended to complement and integrate assessment-related data from other agencies.

06 Feb 2012 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 1,059,953

Balance Requested: US$ 1,059,953

Geneva, 7 February 2011

Dear Colleagues,

Chad has experienced chronic instability since its independence in 1960 and was heavily affected by conflicts in neighbouring countries such as Sudan, the Central African Republic and recently Libya. The outbreak of the Darfur crisis in 2003 has caused a major influx of Sudanese refugees and a flare-up of internal fighting has resulted in more than 150,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) within Chad.

31 Dec 2011 description
report Radio Dabanga

Eastern Chad (30 Dec .) - Four women from Darfur were raped in Gaga refugee camp in Eastern Chad on Sunday, a source has told Radio Dabanga.

The women ventured out of the camp to fetch firewood in the early afternoon when they were attacked by four armed gunmen. A fifth woman suffered a beating but managed to escape.

The police said they that were unable to trace the perpetrators, leading to panic amongst the residents.

The refugees ask for international bodies to protect them, or move them to more secure camps, said the source.

12 Dec 2011 description

Ce bulletin est produit par OCHA en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il est publié par le bureau de OCHA-Tchad et couvre la période allant du 1er au 30 novembre 2011. Le prochain bulletin sera publié vers le 31 décembre 2011.

I. FAITS MAJEURS

• Sécurité alimentaire : baisse de production céréalière de 34%
• Polio : troisième round de la campagne du 25 au 27 novembre
• Environ 85 931 Tchadiens et étrangers retournés de la Libye au 29 novembre
• L’Appel de Fonds Consolidé (CAP) financé à 57% et OCHA à 84% au 30 novembre

12 Oct 2011 description

12 October 2011

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women today considered the combined initial, second, third and fourth periodic report of Chad on how that country is implementing the provisions of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

01 Sep 2011 description

This report covers the period of 01/January/2011 to 30/June/2011.

In brief

01 Jul 2011 description

Protracted displacement is a grim reality for millions of Sudanese civilians caught on the front lines of the interconnected civil wars that have wracked Sudan since its independence in 1956.

23 May 2011 description

In the barren desert of eastern Chad, advanced medical care can be hard to come by, making a well-trained traditional birth attendant a powerful resource in preventing unnecessary deaths of women and children.

31 Jul 2005 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

More than 220,000 Sudanese from Darfur have fled the ongoing violence in their region and crossed the border into the desert of eastern Chad. Most of the refugees are now in camps; however, at the time of the Women's Commission visit, several thousand remained on the border or on the periphery of some camps, waiting to be registered. The conditions are bleak: water is in very short supply and except for the southernmost camps, it is nearly impossible to farm or otherwise earn a living.