UNICEF Chad Humanitarian Situation Report, 30 September 2019

Report
from UN Children's Fund
Published on 30 Sep 2019

Situation in Numbers

2,300,000 children in need of humanitarian assistance

4,300,000 people in need (OCHA September 2019)

304,600 under 5 children with Severe Acute Malnutrition

133,000 internally displaced people (OCHA September 2019)

Highlights

• In preparation for school opening, UNICEF positioned learning materials to benefit more than 190,000 students in provinces affected by population movement

• To date, 229,231 severely malnourished children were treated in health facilities supported by UNICEF (nutrition commodities, capacity development of health personnel)

• 51 cholera cases and seven deaths have been reported in the Mayo Kebbi Est province in southern Chad. UNICEF has continued to provide technical support for the response, monitoring water quality as well as organising social mobilisation sessions in the affected areas.

• By week 38, 24,740 measles cases and 241 deaths had been reported in 119 districts out of the 126 that counts Chad. The number of cases has been gradually decreasing since week 23.

• The Ministry of Defense and the Ministry for Women, Early Childhood Care and National Solidarity, supported by UNICEF, trained 305 officers and other members of the Chadian armed forces on Child rights and Child protection before, during and after armed conflicts.