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04 Sep 2018 description

There was an overall downward trend in the levels of organised violence and protests on the African continent during the month of August 2018 compared to the rest of the year. There are fewer reported events than is typical for August based on previous years, but this pattern may still be reversed due to reporting lags. Significant developments still spanned a number of countries in August 2018.

11 Mar 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • TDRP participated in Global DDR Summit in December 2-3, Santa Marta, Colombia

  • South Sudan Reintegration Pilot Project entered the reintegration phase

  • DDR Facebook page reached 18,000 followers

  • Great Lakes Peace Cup tournament finalist for international Peace & Sport Award

  • African Union DDR Capacity Program Consultative Workshop

04 Feb 2014 description

1. Résumé exécutif L’enquête nationale sur la sécurité alimentaire a montré que 21% des personnes sont affectées par l’insécurité alimentaire dont 2,3% par l’insécurité alimentaire sévère au Tchad. En valeur absolue, l’enquête indique qu’environ 2,0 millions de personnes sont affectées par l’insécurité alimentaire dont 236 026 personnes qui se trouvent en situation d’insécurité alimentaire sévère. Les personnes affectées par l’insécurité alimentaire sévère rencontrent des difficultés importantes à faire face à leurs besoins alimentaires immédiats.

20 Jan 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

La dégradation de l’environnement, l’accès limité aux établissements médicaux et le manque de sensibilisation de la population sont parmi les facteurs qui contribuent à la crise nutritionnelle à l’est du Tchad.

Par Alex Duval Smith

17 Jan 2014 description

The humanitarian caseload continues to remain large in the Sahel due to a combination of both acute and chronic factors such as climate change, conflict and population growth. Some 16 million people across the region are conservatively projected to be at risk for 2014.1 These numbers are all the more concerning given the absence, for a second year running, of extreme weather events. Fortunately, humanitarian agencies are responding increasingly successfully to the caseload. Donors too continue to respond generously to the financing needs.

09 Jan 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

Khadidja Dramane raconte ce qu’est d’être déracinée par un conflit et, plus récemment, par les combats en République centrafricaine.

Par Alex Duval Smith

Migrante, puis refugiée et à présent en passe de retourner dans son Tchad natal, une mère fuyant la violence avec ses enfants ne parvient toujours pas à rentrer chez elle.

02 Jan 2014 description
report Oxfam

PREAMBULE

Sur les 11 millions d‟habitants qui peuplent le Tchad, 4 489 985 sont des femmes rurales (soit environ 40% de la population). Au quotidien, les femmes rurales sont les piliers de la production agricole et de la sécurité alimen-taire. Pourtant elles subissent de nombreuses inégalités, et leur voix n'est que trop rarement entendue.

02 Jan 2014 description

KEY MESSAGES

• In West Africa, the availability of recent harvests improved market supplies of maize, millet, and sorghum in November. Staple food prices remain at or below their respective five-year average levels in the surplus-producing areas of Mali and Burkina Faso, while prices are above-average in Nigeria, Niger, and in parts of Chad. Recent sorghum harvests and stable rice imports from international markets contributed to food availability in Senegal and Mauritania.

31 Dec 2013 description

On 31 December, there was no air evacuation of Chadian Migrants from the Central African Republic (CAR) by the Government of Chad. This was due to the insecurity at the Bangui International Airport on that day. Therefore, the total number of air-evacuated Migrants from the CAR remained 7,189 as of 31 December 2013.

31 Dec 2013 description
report UN Children's Fund

By Alex Duval Smith

A migrant, a refugee and now a returnee to her native Chad, a mother fleeing violence with her children is still unable to return home.

31 Dec 2013 description

Executive Summary

In 2009, an estimated 400 000 children were newly infected with HIV, with 90% of infections occurring in children in sub-Saharan Africa through mother-to-child transmission (MTCT). Without any intervention, the risk of MTCT ranges from 20% to 45%; without any treatment, half of the babies will die before their second birthday. About 42 000 to 60 000 of pregnant women die from HIV. In contrast, in high-income countries, the number of new infections among children as well as the number of maternal and child deaths due to HIV are virtually zero.

31 Dec 2013 description

The data table below is as of 31 December 2013. The text is as of 18 December 2013.

As the year 2013 draws to a close, the GPEI takes stock:

  • In Afghanistan, no indigenous cases of wild poliovirus have occured all year - all cases are linked to cross-border tansmission with neighbouring Pakistan.

30 Dec 2013 description

On 30 December, the air evacuation operation of Chadian Migrants from the Central African Republic (CAR) by the Government of Chad has entered its 10th consecutive day.

5 flights brought to safety 1,064 Chadian Migrants from Bangui to N'Djamena making the total number of the evacuated Migrants 7,189 aboard 41 flights as of 30 December 2013.

Women, Children and Elderly still represent the major components of the evacuated caseload.

30 Dec 2013 description

Situation humanitaire et besoins

Messages clés

• À la suite des récents combats qui ont éclaté le 5 décembre 2013, plus de 370 000 personnes ont été nouvellement déplacées aux alentours de Bangui, la capitale de la République centrafricaine (RCA) et jusqu'à 50 000 personnes près de Bossangoa.
Selon OCHA, le nombre de déplacés internes dans le pays s’élève maintenant plus de 600 000.

29 Dec 2013 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The humanitarian community in Sudan is getting ready to provide humanitarian assistance initially to an estimated 350,000 people from South Sudan
  • An estimated 6.1 million people will need humanitarian assistance in 2014, according to the UN Strategic response plan for 2014.
  • Some 4,700 Sudanese refugees who have returned to Central Darfur from Chad in December are receiving assistance.
  • Some 1,000 people have fled their homes as tension between farmers and nomads increases in East Darfur.