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
Most read reports
- Thousands of Nigerian refugees seek safety in Chad
- Des milliers de réfugiés nigérians fuient vers le Tchad en quête de sécurité
- De nouveaux réfugiés nigérians arrivent au Tchad
- Surging violence in Nigeria drives thousands across borders
- UNHCR Tchad : Personnes relevant de la compétence du HCR au Tchad - Statistiques fin Décembre 2018
By Martin Scott, Senior Lecturer in Media and International Development at the University of East Anglia, UK
NORWICH, UK, Jan 22 2019 (IPS) - According to a recent poll of aid agencies by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the most under-reported crisis of 2018 was the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
GENEVA, Jan 19 2018 (IOM) - IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is appealing for nearly USD 1.4 billion to address the needs of over 80 million people in 50 countries in 2018. These vital funds will support people displaced within the borders of their own countries, migrants, refugees and the communities that host them, people returning to their areas of origin and people experiencing or recovering from conflict and natural disasters.
Author Elizabeth Bryant, Paris
Ahead of December's climate change conference, experts have warned about the effects of climate change on world security - and how fighting global warming can help foster peace. Elizabeth Bryant reports from Paris.
An extraordinary Ecowas security summit has announced plans for a partnership with Central African states to fight "terrorism" in the region.
The Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) announced plans on Saturday to increase co-operation with Central African states in the battle against “terrorism”, amid fears of Boko Haram’s insurgency spreading across the region.
Nigeria has said repeatedly that it needs more help from its neighbours – including Chad, Cameroon and Niger – to end the brutal five-year insurgency being waged by the Islamist group.
Researchers collaborate with health officials to plan vaccination campaigns after discovering how to predict seasonal outbreaks.
Read the full report on the Guardian.
Unpredictable and deadly: that’s been the weather in Central Africa so far this year.
The erratic start of the rainy season and a fear of drought have led farmers in northern Cameroon to plant their crops several times. Eastwards across the border in neighboring Chad, floods swept away numerous homes and worsened a cholera outbreak.
Experts say the absence of early warning systems increases the effects of climate fluctuation on the poor.
Rousbeh Legatis interviews MOHAMED BÉAVOGUI of the International Fund for Agricultural Development
UNITED NATIONS, May 30, 2012 (IPS) - As Africa's Sahel region faces a new food crisis, smallholder famers hold the key to making future development policies sustainable.