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09 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund


• A cholera outbreak is reported in Sila Region, eastern Chad, near the border with Sudan. 152 cases have been reported with 23 deaths by the end of August 2011

• 11 million USD have been allocated by the UFE CERF to Chad. 6.5 million USD will be used to support refugees and returnees from CAR with multipurpose cash, 3 million USD will ensure availability of basic services for CAR refugees and returnees (health, nutrition, education), and 1.5 million USD will be allocated to UNHAS to allow continued humanitarian access.

31 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • Since 22 July, an estimated 1,300 households totalling approximately 6,000 people arrived from Niger to a new site named Dar al-Kheir. These Arab nomads explained that they fled from the Diffa region out of fear of attacks following the recent withdrawal of Chadian soldiers protecting the area. As of end of July, their status (refugees, returnees or other) was still being discussed.

  • The 2017 nutrition SMART survey was launched with a pilot survey on 25 July, and data will be collected through smartphones, reducing errors.

28 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund


• From 7 to 9 June, a multi-sectoral inter-agency assessment mission was carried out in five villages in the Sub-Prefecture of Kangalom, to assess the conditions of areas of return of formerly displaced persons (around 11,000) returning to the islands. The mission recommended that urgent interventions are needed in the areas of WASH and education since there are no existing facilities.

03 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • An increase in attacks and incursions of armed elements is witnessed in the Lac region: 4 main incidents left almost 60 people dead, several injured, and destruction of livelihoods. Following the attacks, several displacements of people have been reported (at least 700 people seeking refuge in IDP sites)

27 Jun 2017 description

Executive summary

Cameroon Health Profile combines the most recent validated data and information on populations health. The document includes an introduction, the methodological note and the following six chapters:

26 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund



Seven decades ago, the world was recovering from a devastating world war. For millions of child survivors of that war, peace still encompassed a landscape of significant challenges and damaged futures. UNICEF was created to help those children – no matter who they were, no matter where they were from. The only thing that mattered for the nascent organization was achieving results for children in need.

23 Jun 2017 description

DAKAR – The United Nations World Food Programme welcomes the contribution, from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, of 250 metric tonnes of dates, worth US$ 650,000, which will give a nutritional boost to more than 130,000 hungry and vulnerable people in Chad, Mauritania and Burkina Faso this Ramadan season.

21 Jun 2017 description

Dans ce numéro

  1. Les vaccins sauvent des vies

  2. Une synergie nouvelle pour faire face aux vulnérabilités

  3. Échos du terrain

  4. Actualités

  5. Le meilleur départ dans la vie pour chaque enfant

  6. Focus

  7. Tous engagés pour les Objectifs de Développement Durable


16 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • The 70% funding gap is severely impacting humanitarian efforts in Cameroon, especially the CAR response, as technical and financial partners have redirected funding to target the most vulnerable.

  • Since the beginning of the conflict, 144 schools near the border with Nigeria in the North and Far North have closed due to high insecurity, jeopardizing the education of thousands of children.

07 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • Between January and March, the number of internally displaced people in the Far North increased by 17% to 223,642. This is striking, given that UNICEF continues to face a funding gap of 71% for its humanitarian programs in Cameroon.

  • Fifty-six schools in the Far North have developed safe and protective school plans, which aim at equipping teachers and children with the tools and skills to protect themselves in the event of an attack at school. 26,000 children have benefitted from this initiative.

01 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • According to the latest available data on internal displacements, there are 127,084 displaced people in the Lac Region and 8,280 Nigerian refugees. IOM, which had suspended displacement tracking at the beginning of the year, has announced that it will update its displacement tracking matrix in May.

  • Despite the official closure of the border with the Central African Republic, 1,209 Central African refugees, more than 80% of whom were women and children, arrived in southern Chad in April.

24 May 2017 description

Crisis overview

6.9 million people are living in areas with inadequate health services in the northeast, including more than 68% of the 1.8 million IDPs living in host communities across Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states. The lack of qualified staff and essential medicines, and the destruction of medical facilities all continue to hamper the implementation of interventions.

12 May 2017 description
report Women Under Siege

By Chagmion Antoine

No one should ever have to choose between starving to death and exposure to HIV, however millions of women and children struggling to survive in the drought-stricken countries of southern Africa aren’t being given a choice.

Read the full story here

28 Apr 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • 179 new suspected cases of Hepatitis E have been reported in the 3 health districts of Salamat. Since September 2016, the total of cases is 1,314 of which 201 cases were tested and 96 of these confirmed positive and 13 deaths reported (0 this month).

21 Apr 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • The Far North continues unabated with displacement. An increase in the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs), returnees and out of camp refugees is of growing concern.

  • A security evaluation of the main axes will be undertaken in the Far North department of Logone et Chari. It is hoped that this will permit increased access to the remote areas of Fotokol, Makary and Hile Alifa, ousseri and the Mayo Sava.