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21 Sep 2018 description


L’Est du Tchad (Ennedi Est, Ouaddai, Sila et Wadi Fira) est affecté par une crise multidimensionnelle où l’insécurité alimentaire, la malnutrition et la présence prolongée de réfugiés soudanais s’ajoutent à un contexte de faible développement et d’accès limité aux services sociaux de base.

20 Sep 2018 description

Conflicts and climatic shocks aggravate current food insecurity in many countries

Some 39 countries in need of food assistance - FAO expects slightly lower global cereal production

20 September 2018, Rome - Persistent conflicts and climate-related shocks are currently driving high levels of severe food insecurity, particularly in Southern African and Near East countries, which continue to require humanitarian assistance, according to a new report published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today.

20 Sep 2018 description

Messages clés

  • La régularité des pluies depuis le mois de juillet dans la majeure partie de la région a permis un développement satisfaisant des cultures qui sont au stade de reproduction-maturation. Aux nouvelles récoltes de maïs, arachide et d’igname provenant des pays côtiers s’ajoutent les récoltes en vert dans les pays sahéliens. En dépit des dégâts de déprédateurs dont la chenille légionnaire, la réunion du PREGEC de septembre 2018 tenue à Lomé évalue les perspectives de récoltes 2018/19 de moyennes à bonnes.

19 Sep 2018 description

The 2018/19 harvest is expected to be average to above-average

Key Messages

17 Sep 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 52 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

14 Sep 2018 description
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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

12 Sep 2018 description

The 2017 Sudan Participatory Assessment, conducted between October and December 2017, involved 6,009 Persons of Concern to UNHCR engaged through some 385 semi-structured interviews, focus group discussions, individual interviews and participatory observation sessions. This assessment exercise was conducted by UNHCR in collaboration with partners, actively supported by the Government of Sudan, to engage refugees, asylum-seekers and refugee returnees – women, men, girls and boys of di fferent age, gender, nationality and ability – to identify their needs and examine ways to address them.

12 Sep 2018 description


More than four years after the crisis broke out in December 2013, the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) remains extremely worrying. Since May 2017, new violence between armed groups has forced thousands of people to flee, resulting in a quarter of the population either being internally displaced or living as a refugee in neighbouring countries. The European Union supports those most affected by providing basic items and services such as food, healthcare, emergency shelter, water and sanitation, and protection of civilians.

10 Sep 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 55 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

Declaration of the end of the listeriosis outbreak in South Africa
Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Cholera in Niger
Cholera in Cameroon
Hepatitis E in Namibia
Humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic.

07 Sep 2018 description


La province du Lac est une zone avec de défis importants de développement, enclavée et confrontée aux effets du changement climatique. A cela s’ajoute la crise du bassin du Lac Tchad qui a conduit à une profonde crise humanitaire et de protection depuis 2015. Toute la population de la province du Lac estimée à 575 876 personnes est diversement affectée par cette crise.

07 Sep 2018 description


  • Prolonged conflict perpetuated by Boko Haram and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-West Africa has spurred massive displacement and undermined food security in northeast Nigeria.
    As of mid-2018, the insurgency had displaced approximately 1.7 million people within Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states and forced nearly 226,000 Nigerians to flee into neighboring Cameroon, Chad and Niger, according to the UN.

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

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

05 Sep 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

Sudanese refugees in eastern Chad protest the suspension of food rations since early August.

Sheikh Yahya Adam Nadeef, head of the Congo camp for Darfur refugees in eastern Chad told Radio Dabanga that the Chadian organisation responsible for the distribution of food decided to divide the camp residents into three categories: capable, medium and vulnerable.

“They then announced that only the medium and the weak would receive food rations, but the refugees opposed the change, saying that they all are vulnerable and need support.”

05 Sep 2018 description

In Numbers

8,448 mt of food assistance distributed

US$ 3.4 m cash based transfers made

US$ 65,5 m six months (August 2018-January 2019) net funding requirements, representing 9 percent of total requirements

1.4 m people assisted in July 2018

Operational Updates