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31 Dec 2015 description
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• Over 22,600 returnees to Muradaf village will be relocated to other locations to prevent possible conflict with the village landowners.

• Suspected dengue fever cases stand at 523.

• According the Food Security Monitoring Unit (FSMU), some 45,000 people in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states have been displaced due to poor harvests.

• In Blue Nile state, WFP distributed food to 24,843 people in El Roseires, Bau, and Ed Damazine localities.

31 Dec 2015 description

As of 30 December, the funding gap of the 2015 UN-coordinated inter-agency appeals is US$9.6 billion which means that 48 per cent of the required funds remain unmet.

During December, newly reported contributions to FTS totalled $736 million for humanitarian response: for response plans specifically, $81.7 million for Iraq, $80.6 million for Yemen, and $41.4 million for Niger. As reported to FTS by 30 December, over $1.7 billion of humanitarian funding remain in outstanding pledges (of which $404 million is allocated for the coordinated response plans).

31 Dec 2015 description
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Le niveau des stocks paysans est globalement satisfaisant dans toutes les régions du Tchad

Messages clés

31 Dec 2015 description

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  • In six years of conflict with brutal attacks on the civilian population in north-eastern Nigeria, over 20 000 people have been killed and 2.1 million are displaced within the country.

  • Many internally displaced (IDPs) live in dire conditions in informal settlements. They need shelter, food, water and healthcare.
    Indiscriminate violence has forced over 190.000 people to flee to neighbouring Niger, Cameroon and Chad.

31 Dec 2015 description


VOICE (Voluntary Organisations in Cooperation in Emergencies) is the main NGO interlocutor on EU humanitarian affairs and brings together 84 NGOs. One of the main priorities of the network is to monitor funding for humanitarian aid and to use its collective influence to ensure NGOs’ expertise and experience are heard and brought into the relevant fora.

30 Dec 2015 description


  • Laproductionagricoledecette année a enregistré une baisse de 12% par rapport à 2014 et de 10% comparée à la moyenne quinquennale.

  • L’étatd’urgencedécrétéle9 novembre dans le Lac puis prorogé de six mois (jusqu’au 22 mars 2016) fragilise la réponse humanitaire dans la région.

  • Lasituationépidémiologiqueau Tchad reste marquée par le paludisme, la rougeole et la méningite.

30 Dec 2015 description
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  • Agricultural production this year has decreased by 12% compared with 2014 and 10% compared to the last five years.

  • The state of emergency declared on 9 November in the Lac region, and then extended for 6 months (until 22 March 2016) hampers the humanitarian response in the region.

  • Malaria, measles, and meningitis are the major health concerns.

  • The 2015 report on the state of the world population was launched on 3 December in Sido by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

30 Dec 2015 description

Le Réseau de systèmes d’alerte précoce contre la famine (FEWS NET) surveille les tendances des prix des aliments de base dans les pays vulnérables à l'insécurité alimentaire. Pour chaque pays et chaque région couvert par FEWS NET, le Bulletin des prix fournit un ensemble de graphiques indiquant les prix mensuels de l’année commerciale en cours pour certains centres urbains, et permettant à l’utilisateur de comparer les tendances actuelles à la fois aux moyennes quinquennales, qui indiquent les tendances saisonnières, et aux prix de l'année précédente

29 Dec 2015 description
report UN Security Council

I. Introduction

  1. In a letter dated 23 December 2013 (S/2013/759), the President of the Security Council informed me of the Council’s concurrence with my recommendation that the mandate of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA) be extended until 31 December 2016, and requested that I report to the Council every six months on the implementation of the mandate.

29 Dec 2015 description

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Mon, 28 Dec 2015 00:01 GMT

Author: Tom Esslemont

LONDON, Dec 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - There's one prediction for 2016 that most aid workers can make with confidence - that the new year will usher in rising humanitarian needs.

Read the full article on the Thomson Reuters Foundation

25 Dec 2015 description

The edition features the theme dealing with the past, a field where Switzerland has been actively involved since 2000. Colombia, Kosovo, Chad are only three examples of countries where Switzerland is working to fight impunity and prevent atrocities. The end of this year also marks the deployment of the 10,000th peacekeeper by the Swiss Armed Forces.

Parmi les multiples actions pour la promotion civile de la paix, la Suisse s’engage activement dans le traitement du passé. Retour sur les grandes étapes de cet instrument.

24 Dec 2015 description
report African Union

Arusha, 17 December, 2015: The President of the Republic of Chad H.E. Idriss Deby Itno and the President of African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights Hon. Justice Augustino Ramadhani yesterday held cordial discussions at the State House in N’djamena.

H.E the President of Chad lauded the work of the African Court and pledged that his country would by early next year ratify the Protocol establishing the Court and make the Declaration under Article 34(6) to enable individuals and NGOs to access the Court directly.

24 Dec 2015 description
24 Dec 2015 description
  • Five killed in attack on Niger's border town

  • Two killed in Cameroon bombing

  • Three suicide blasts reported on Chad island

  • More than 2 million displaced in fragile region

By Madjiasra Nako and Abdoulaye Massalaki

N'DJAMENA/NIAMEY, Dec 23 (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram militants launched four attacks over 24 hours on villages in Niger, Chad and Cameroon, killing at least seven people, security and administrative sources said on Wednesday.

23 Dec 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund


 An estimated 84,100 refugees, IDPs, returnees and third-country nationals are currently displaced in the Lake region following continued deterioration of the security situation in this part the country.