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16 Nov 2017 description

(N'djamena, 16 November 2017): The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr. Mark Lowcock, has approved the allocation of US $ 11 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for humanitarian action in Chad. The funds provided will help meet the vital needs of 147,000 people, including returnees and refugees from the Central African Republic and their host communities, in four southern regions of the country.

09 Nov 2017 description

His Excellency, Mister Prime Minister of the Republic of Chad,
His Excellency, the African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security,
Mister the Executive Secretary of the Lake Chad Basin Commission,
Excellences,
Dear Members of the Government,
Dear Representatives of international institutions, UN agencies and nongovernmental organizations,
Distinguished Guests, Dear Participants,

06 Sep 2017 description

CHAD IS AFFECTED BY THE LAKE CHAD BASIN CRISIS.

Military operations and insecurity have resulted in the displacement of more than 127,000 people and affected around 313,000 already vulnerable local communities.

The closure of the border with Nigeria, the establishment and prolongation of the state of emergency and the resulting movement restrictions negatively impact livelihoods. This situation increases food insecurity and malnutrition and also the exposure to protection risks such as gender-based violence.

19 May 2017 description

(N'djamena, 19 May 2017): The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr. Stephen O'Brien, has approved the allocation of US $ 3.5 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for rapid response in the Lake Chad region. These funds will help provide vital humanitarian assistance to meet the needs of 40,000 people, largely former internally displaced people returning to their villages of origin, in island areas and villages south of Bol canton.

01 Mar 2017 description

Briefing document for the Oslo Humanitarian Conference on Nigeria and the Lake Chad region.

CHAD ...IS AFFECTED BY THE LAKE CHAD BASIN CRISIS. ...

23 Sep 2016 description

Today, on 23 September, the United Nations Secretary-General, the Presidents of Chad, Cameroon, Niger and Nigeria, and other world leaders and international partners are attending a high-level event on the humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad Basin, in the margins of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly.

14 Sep 2016 description

(N'djamena, 14 September 2016): Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, M. Stephen O’Brien, approved the allocation of US$10 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for humanitarian action in Chad. The funds will provide vital assistance in four regions in the south, to meet the needs of 210,000 refugees and returnees from the Central African Republic and their host communities.

17 Jul 2016 description

(N’Djamena, 16 July 2016): At the end of a visit to the Lake Chad Basin countries of Cameroon, Chad and Niger, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration of the US Department of State, Ms. Anne Richard, and EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Mr. Christos Stylianides, as well as UN Assistant Secretary-General Toby Lanzer, called on the international donor community to increase their financial support for populations affected by violence.

12 Jul 2016 description

(N’Djamena, 12 July 2016): The Humanitarian Coordinator in Chad, Mr. Stephen Tull, accompanied by the Head of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Mr. Florent Méhaule, visited Abeche, Ouaddai region, on 4 and 5 July 2016 to better understand the main humanitarian issues in the east of the country.

29 Jun 2016 description

(N'Djamena, 29 June, 2016): The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has approved, under the rapid response window, the allocation of US$ 10 million for the humanitarian response in Chad, to meet the most pressing needs of those affected by the crisis in the Lac region, and food insecurity and malnutrition in the Sahel belt.

09 May 2016 description

Au menu:

· Tchad : Le HCR et les services de l’Etat font front commun en faveur des réfugiés (HCR, 05/05/16)

· Appui de la France aux populations vulnérables (Ambassade de France, 28/04/16)

· Fear of Boko Haram deters displaced in Chad from going home - aid agencies (Reuters, 27/04/16)

· Invisible, Forgotten, and Suffering: Darfuri Refugees in Eastern Chad (Sudan Tribune, 28/04/16)

· Tchad: prorogation de 6 mois de l'état d'urgence contre Boko Haram (AFP, 26/04/16)

25 Apr 2016 description

Avant-propos

Les articles sélectionnés dans cette revue de presse ont pour but d’informer sur la situation humanitaire au Tchad ou sur le contexte général. Cette sélection d'articles ne reflète pas nécessairement la position d’OCHA-Tchad. Merci de tenir compte de cette réserve.

LES TITRES

12 Apr 2016 description

LES TITRES

 Au Tchad, la pêche est une bouée de sauvetage pour des réfugiés nigérians (HCR, 05/04/16)
 De plus en plus d'enfants utilisés dans les attaques suicides, selon l'Unicef (TVA Nouvelles, 11/04/16)
 Tchad: UNHCR Flash Info - Visite d’une diplomate allemande à Iriba (HCR, 03/04/16)
 The women and girls uprooted by Boko Haram (WFP, 04/04/16)
 Darfour: des populations prisonnières d’une crise sans fin (RFI, 11/04/16)

29 Mar 2016 description

Avant-propos

Les articles sélectionnés dans cette revue de presse ont pour but d’informer sur la situation humanitaire au Tchad ou sur le contexte général. Cette sélection d'articles ne reflète pas nécessairement la position d’OCHA-Tchad. Merci de tenir compte de cette réserve.

LES TITRES

  • CERF supports UNICEF programme for people in Chad affected by the Nigerian crisis in the Lake Chad region (OCHA, 03/03/16)

15 Mar 2016 description

(Bagasola, Chad, 3 March 2016): "At dawn, my village was attacked. I was already 8-months pregnant but I had no choice, I had to run as fast I could," explains Binta Mahamadou, a young mother of 6 children. “We were living in Baga on the shore of the Lake in Nigeria. We fled to Chad by boat. It was the middle of the night and we did not have time to carry anything with us.”

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14 Mar 2016 description

Avant-propos

Les articles sélectionnés dans cette revue de presse ont pour but d’informer sur la situation humanitaire au Tchad ou sur le contexte général. Cette sélection d'articles ne reflète pas nécessairement la position d’OCHA-Tchad. Merci de tenir compte de cette réserve.

LES TITRES

  • Plus de 5,6 millions d’Africains affectées par la famille à cause des violences de Boko Haram (Xinhua, 09/03/16)

  • Fire, hospital fees affect Darfuri refugees (Radio Dabanga, 28/02/16)

23 Feb 2016 description

Avant-propos

Les articles sélectionnés dans cette revue de presse ont pour but d’informer sur la situation humanitaire au Tchad ou sur le contexte général. Cette sélection d'articles ne reflète pas nécessairement la position d’OCHA-Tchad. Merci de tenir compte de cette réserve.

LES TITRES

  • Première assistance alimentaire salvatrice pour des milliers de déplacés récents par les violences de Boko Haram (PAM, 16/02/16)

  • Humanitarian needs create Boko Haram recruiting ground (Fox News, 16/02/16)

01 Feb 2016 description

Avant-propos

Les articles sélectionnés dans cette revue de presse ont pour but d’informer sur la situation humanitaire au Tchad ou sur le contexte général. Cette sélection d'articles ne reflète pas nécessairement la position d’OCHA-Tchad. Merci de tenir compte de cette réserve.

LES TITRES

  • Tchad: la famine guette 10.000 réfugiés et déplacés qui ont fui Boko Haram (Agence Anadolu, 28/01/16)

  • L’UNICEF lance un appel humanitaire de 2,8 milliards de dollars pour les enfants (UNICEF, 26/01/16)

18 Jan 2016 description

Avant-propos

Les articles sélectionnés dans cette revue de presse ont pour but d’informer sur la situation humanitaire au Tchad ou sur le contexte général. Cette sélection d'articles ne reflète pas nécessairement la position d’OCHA-Tchad.
Merci de tenir compte de cette réserve.

LES TITRES

  • Le Fonds central d'intervention d’urgence (CERF) débloque près de 7 millions de dollars pour l’assistance humanitaire dans la région du Lac au Tchad (OCHA, 08/01/16)

08 Jan 2016 description

(N’Djamena, 8 January 2016): The Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator (USG/ERC), Mr. Stephen O’Brien, has approved the allocation of US$ 7 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to support humanitarian assistance in the Lac region of Chad. Prevailing violence and the socio-economic impact of insecurity in this area have incited over 50,000 Chadians to flee the islands of Lake Chad between July and December 2015, to find refuge in dozens of displaced people’s sites, villages and districts, in the prefectures of Baga-Sola, Bol, Daboua, Kangalom and Liwa.