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25 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• 147,532 SAM children admitted in UNICEF supported health facilities to date;

• 13,016 children including 6,913 girls have benefited from psychosocial activities since the beginning of 2018;

• 2,574 pregnant women counselled and tested for HIV in the targeted regions (0.9% prevalence);

17 Aug 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • 22,512 severely malnourished children were admitted to UNICEF supported health facilities in July, bringing the total to 124,063 for 2018.

  • 10,947 displaced children accessed Child Friendly Spaces and received psychosocial support in regions affected by population movement from CAR in the south and Boko Haram attacks in the west of Chad.

01 Aug 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• The Nutrition Cluster expects that over 2,000,000 people are in need of nutrition assistance in 2018.

• 205,634 children were vaccinated against measles following the declaration of an outbreak in May 2018. As of end of June 1,913 cases and 43 deaths had been reported in 95 districts (21 regions) out of the 117 districts in the country.

• By the end of June more than 22,000 people had fled violence in Paoua, north of Central African Republic (CAR). A total of 103,396 refugees are now living in 3 regions in the south of Chad

25 Jul 2018 description

FOREWORD

In a complex and fast-changing world, we remain focused and resolute in pursuit of our goal – to provide the most appropriate, effective medicine in the harshest of environments. As well as responding to vital needs, our aid is born of a desire to show solidarity with people who are suffering, whether as a result of conflict, neglect or disease.

07 Jul 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• 18,967 new severely acute malnourished (SAM) cases were admitted in UNICEF- supported health facilities in April, bringing the total to 72,647 cases since January 2018.

• As of May 2018, only 45% of the $54.2 million required for 2018 has been funded. UNICEF needs an additional $30,029,413to meet the needs of vulnerable children and women for multisectorial and integrated lifesaving response.

• 72,653 additional children have benefited from a distribution of learning materials by UNICEF’s implementing partners.

06 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The food security and nutrition situation are deteriorating in Chad. The latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC, March 2018) reports that 624,000 people (including approximately 356,000 children) will need food assistance and nutritional support for the period of March-May 2018. An estimated 990,000 people (564,000 children) in 19 departments in crisis phase (mostly in the Sahel belt) will require assistance from June to August 2018.