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31 Aug 2018 description
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LCB Declaration Paper - Berlin Conference 2018
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LCB Paper Berlin August 2018

With the crisis entering its ninth year and showing no signs of abating despite recent efforts, 10.7 million people continue to be in urgent need of life-saving assistance across north-east Nigeria, far-north Cameroon, Western Chad and south-east Niger. Nearly 2.4 million people are displaced with fresh waves of violence and human rights abuses resulting in thousands arriving into congested sites on a weekly basis.

09 Nov 2017 description

Les ONGI signataires de cette déclaration accueillent avec enthousiasme l’organisation de la première conférence régionale sur la stabilisation dans le Bassin du Lac Tchad et l’implication de tous les acteurs présents pour trouver des solutions de long-terme à la crise sécuritaire, humanitaire, politique et socio-économique que traverse la région.

28 Aug 2015 description
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Salomon Djimte

In early 1974, Nodjiouamel Rachel abandoned her first year of the secondary school in Ndjamena after an ailment forced her return to her village of Djam. Although she was living with relatives in the capital city she still need to be with her parents during this difficult time.

18 Jan 2014 description
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By Djimte G. Salomon, WV Chad Communications

16 Oct 2013 description
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As a central part of its global health strategy to address malnutrition and undernourishment of children under 5 in developing communities, international aid organization World Vision recently confirmed and celebrated an RUTF donation to Chad, thanks to a new partnership with Good Spread peanut butter.

21 Jun 2013 description

Malnutrition infantile, risques sanitaires et insécurité alimentaire : en 2013, les besoins humanitaires demeurent très importants et demandent un soutien à long terme selon les ONG Solidarités International, ACTED, Concern Worldwide, Merlin, Oxfam, International Rescue Committee, Première Urgence-Aide Médicale Internationale, Croix-Rouge Française, InterSOS, International Medical Corps, COOPI, Action Contre la Faim, Medair, CARE International, World Vision, Diakonie, Le Secours Islamique France, Islamic Relief Worldwide, et ACRA.

20 Jun 2013 description

Child malnourishment, health risks and food insecurity: even in 2013, the need for humanitarian help remains high and requires long-term support, according to a group of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) consisting of Solidarités International, ACTED, Concern Worldwide, Merlin, Oxfam, International Rescue Committee, Première Urgence-Aide Medicale Internationale, French Red Cross, InterSOS, International Medical Corps, COOPI, Action Against Hunger, Medair, CARE International, World Vision, Diakonie, Secours Islamique France, Islamic Relief Worldwide, and ACRA.

05 Mar 2013 description
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World Vision Chad redéfinit sa stratégie contre la malnutrition

N’Djamena, Tchad, 05 Mars 2013 – Une étude récente conduite conjointement par le Centre National de Nutrition et de Technologie Alimentaire du Ministère de la Santé Publique (CNNTA-MSP), le Bureau de la Communauté Européenne pour les Affaires Humanitaires (ECHO Tchad), et l’UNICEF révèle que le taux de mortalité infantile a augmenté dans sept régions du sud du Tchad.

05 Mar 2013 description
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Severity of situation reconfirms importance of World Vision Chad’s redefined strategy to fight malnutrition

N’Djamena, Chad, March 5, 2013 – A recent study jointly conducted by the Chadian Centre National de Nutrition et de Technologie Alimentaire du Ministère de la Santé Publique (CNNTA-MSP), the European Community Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO–Tchad), and UNICEF, has revealed a critical rates of mortality among children in seven regions of Southern Chad.

07 Sep 2012 description
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Updated: Read our quick guide to learn more about the crisis and how we are responding to immediate and long-term needs in the region.

By James Addis. Photo by Justin Douglass.

The food crisis in West Africa’s Sahel region has sparked fears of a famine. Events in the region might easily mirror the kind of devastation seen recently in the Horn of Africa unless urgent action is taken.

18 Jul 2012 description

Millions in West Africa now living through permanent food crises, aid agency says

  • New report finds family’s ability to withstand shocks lies at heart of persistent food crises

  • Governments and donors must act now to save more than one million children at risk in the Sahel

  • Make improved nutrition in children the benchmark for success in all programmes, says World Vision

30 May 2012 description
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  • 18 million people are in the grip of a worsening food crisis in West Africa

  • 6.4 million of those affected are in Niger.

  • One million are children with acute severe malnutrition who could die unless they receive help NOW

For every £1 World Vision receives, the British government will give another £1 The international children’s charity World Vision is launching an urgent appeal for the food crisis in West Africa today.

23 Apr 2012 description

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WESTPORT, Conn. (April 23, 2012) – A huge gap in funding for aid projects aimed at preventing the deepening food crisis in the Sahel is threatening to leave millions of people hungry in the coming months, a coalition of aid agencies has warned today.

12 Apr 2011 description
Letter to President Obama regarding US implementation of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008

Obama Administration Fails to Secure Progress in Key African Countries

(Washington, DC, April 12, 2011) – The Obama administration should make good on its pledge to work with recipients of US military assistance to end their use of child soldiers, four leading human rights and humanitarian organizations said in a letter to President Barack Obama released today.

11 Feb 2008 description
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By: World Vision staff

It has been a difficult week for Levourné Passiri, World Vision's national director of Chad.

He is one of the 20,000 people who have fled Chad for neighbouring Cameroon after intense fighting broke out 20km from his home near the presidential palace in the capital N'Djamena.

"We did not expect things to happen this quickly," said Passiri, as violence erupted on 3 February.

"I fear that the entire capital could be destroyed. There is already much human and economic damage.

03 Feb 2008 description
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Dakar, Senegal, February 3, 2008 -Amid reports that people are trying to flee the country, World Vision staff in Chad fear the situation could turn from a political crisis to a humanitarian disaster if fighting does not stop soon.

"We did not expect things to happen this quickly. I fear that the entire capital could be destroyed. There is already much human and economic damage.

02 Feb 2008 description
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Dakar, Senegal, February 2, 2008 - Rebel attacks on the capital city of Chad have forced international aid agency World Vision to close its office in N'Djamena and warn staff to remain in their homes until calm and safety can be assured.

World Vision's priority at this point is the safety of civilians and relief staff in the capital.