Appeals & Response Plans
- Chad: Measles Outbreak - May 2018
- Chad: Cholera Outbreak - Aug 2017
- Chad: Hepatitis E Outbreak - Sep 2016
- Nigeria: Polio Outbreak - Aug 2016
- Chad: Floods - Aug 2012
- West/Central Africa: Meningitis Outbreak - Jan 2012
- Sahel Crisis: 2011-2017
- Chad: Polio Outbreak - Jun 2011
- Chad: Cholera/Measles/Meningitis Outbreak - Mar 2011
- Chad: Cholera Outbreak - Aug 2010
Maps & Infographics
Most read reports
- The children of the Lake Chad Crisis
- UNHCR Tchad : Personnes relevant de la compétence du HCR au Tchad - Statistiques fin Octobre 2018
- Tchad : Présence opérationnelle des partenaires (3W) - octobre 2018
- Tchad: Tableau de bord humanitaire (au 31 septembre 2018)
- Little Ripples programme has a big effect on young refugee children in Chad
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.
Résumé de l’évaluation et actions prioritaires
The undersigned INGOs welcome the organization of the first regional conference on stabilization for the Lake Chad Basin and the involvement of all present actors to find long-term solutions to the current humanitarian, security, political and socioeconomic crisis in the region.
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.
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.
Ndjamena, 13 March 2014
By Djimte G. Salomon, WV Chad Communications
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.