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17 Sep 2018 description

Background

As part of the ‘Strengthening Accountability in Chad’ project,
Ground Truth Solutions (GTS) is responsible for gathering the views, perceptions, and priorities of affected people on the implementation of the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) 2017 - 2019. This project is a collaboration between Ground Truth Solutions and the CHS Alliance and is funded by the Swedish Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA).

12 Sep 2018 description
report ACTED

Face à une crise structurelle, l’importance d’allier urgence et résilience – La bande sahélienne traverse le centre du Tchad, parcourant une dizaine de régions qui, chaque année, sont frappées par des graves crises alimentaires et nutritionnelles. La sévérité de la crise, mais aussi son caractère structurel amènent à repenser les bases des interventions.

86% des ménages dans le Wayi et 71% des ménages dans le Batha sont en situation d’insécurité alimentaire

70% des ménages du Wayi ont perdu une importante partie de leur bétail

11 Sep 2018 description

(September 10, 2018 – New York) The Republic of Cameroon has announced its endorsement of the Safe Schools Declaration, said the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) today. Cameroon is the 81st country worldwide and the 22nd African Union member to join this international political agreement to protect education during armed conflict.

10 Sep 2018 description

Points saillants

• L’hivernage 2018 profite d’une pluviométrie globalement favorable sur l’ensemble des pays du Sahel et la production de biomasse suit cette tendance générale positive.

• Les régions au centre et nord du Sénégal enregistrent une pause des précipitations depuis la fin du mois de juillet, qui se traduit par un déficit de la production de biomasse impactant le développement des pâturages et des cultures. Le Sénégal est en situation négative de production de biomasse pour la 5ème année consécutive.

06 Sep 2018 description
report ACTED

En 2015, les attaques de Boko Haram sur les rives et îles du Lac Tchad ont provoqué d’importants déplacements de populations, entraînant une crise humanitaire sans précédent dans la région. Trois ans plus tard, 139 000 personnes sont toujours déplacées et restent dans le besoin.

Déplacements dans la région du Lac Tchad (au 30 juin 2018)

9892 réfugiés

20 582 retournés tchadiens

108 428 personnes déplacées

51 000 retournés

06 Sep 2018 description
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Global Report: Strengthening Accountability in Chad - Round One
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Rapport global: Renforcer la redevabilité au Tchad - Première phase
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Enquête auprès du personnel humanitaire: Renforcer la redevabilité au Tchad
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Enquête auprès des personnes affectées: Renforcer la redevabilité au Tchad - Ouaddaï
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Enquête auprès des personnes affectées: Renforcer la redevabilité au Tchad - Logone Oriental
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Enquête auprès des personnes affectées: Renforcer la redevabilité au Tchad - Lac

As part of the Strengthening Accountability in Chad’ project, Ground Truth Solutions (GTS) is responsible for gathering the views, perceptions, and priorities of affected people on the implementation of the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) 2017 - 2019. This project is a collaboration between Ground Truth Solutions and CHS Alliance and is funded by the Swedish Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA).

Chad's Humanitarian Response Plan for 2017-2019 sets out three strategic objectives:

• To save and preserve the lives and dignity of affected populations

04 Sep 2018 description
report Plan International

La crise dans le Bassin du Lac Tchad est l'une des urgences humanitaires les plus graves au monde, ayant déplacé plus de 2,4 millions de personnes, dont la moitié sont des enfants, et laissé plus de 10,7 millions de personnes dans une situation d'aide humanitaire.

La crise s’est déclenchée dans une région en proie à une fragilité chronique, où la pauvreté, le chômage et le manque de perspectives pour les jeunes alimentent l'extrémisme et sont aggravés par la dégradation de l'environnement et les impacts du changement climatique.

03 Sep 2018 description
report Plan International

Résumé exécutif

La crise qui affecte le bassin du lac Tchad est l’une des situations d’urgence humanitaire les plus graves à l’échelle mondiale : plus de 2,4 millions de personnes, dont la moitié sont des enfants, ont été déplacées. La plupart sont des réfugiés, mais ce nombre comprend également des personnes déplacées dans leur propre pays et des personnes de retour dans leur pays.

03 Sep 2018 description
report Plan International

Despite the challenges they face, adolescent girls in the Lake Chad basin demonstrate resilience, entrepreneurial skills, a commitment to hard work, a desire to help others, optimism for the future and insightfulness – attributes essential for any society if it hopes to transition towards a peaceful, prosperous and secure future.

03 Sep 2018 description
report Caritas

A High Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region is taking place in Berlin, Germany, 3-4 September. Africa’s Lake Chad region, which includes parts of Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon, is facing a massive humanitarian crisis driven by poverty, climate change and conflict.

Militant group Boko Haram has been fighting for at least nine years in northeast Nigeria, raiding across the border into the region’s three other countries. More than 30,000 people have been killed and 2.7 million displaced.

01 Sep 2018 description

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.

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.

30 Aug 2018 description

Eleven international organisations call for increased protection and support to civilians bearing the brunt of the conflict in the Lake Chad region.

On 3 and 4 September, ministers from the affected countries as well as Governors of the Lake Chad region, alongside donor countries, UN organisations, international and regional organisations, and civil society representatives will meet in Berlin, Germany, for a two-day high-level conference on the Lake Chad region, including parts of Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon and Niger.

29 Aug 2018 description

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37 years of serving refugees around the world

24 Aug 2018 description
report Plan International

The crisis in Lake Chad Basin is one of the most severe humanitarian emergencies in the world, having displaced more than 2.4 million people, half of whom are children, and left more than 10.7 million people in need of humanitarian assistance.
The crisis has unfolded in a region beset by chronic fragility, where poverty, unemployment and a lack of prospects for young people fuel extremism and are compounded by environmental degradation and the impacts of climate change.

17 Aug 2018 description

After decades of armed conflict, the Lake Chad region remains littered with explosive remnants of war. Humanity & Inclusion (which operates under the name of Handicap International) puts up warning signs around hazardous areas and runs risk education sessions to help protect locals from the dangers of explosive remnants.

Risk education

15 Aug 2018 description
report Rotary

“The fact that no new cases of wild poliovirus have been detected in Nigeria points to the improved surveillance and rapid response protocols Rotary and its Global Polio Eradication Initiative partners have established, particularly in insecure and inaccessible areas,” said Michael K. McGovern, chair of Rotary’s International PolioPlus Committee. “While this progress is promising, it’s time to redouble our efforts so we can continue to maintain the political and financial support necessary to end polio for good.”

13 Aug 2018 description
report Concern Worldwide

Written by Kristin Myers

Climate change has the power to push millions into poverty. But many communities are building resilience to climate change — with just a little help from Concern.

Would you be surprised to discover that climate change is one of the biggest threats in the fight to end global poverty? It’s true — and according to The World Bank, the effects of climate change have the power to push an additional 100 million people into poverty over the course of the next decade.