Chad

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 04:45:57 GMT
Sudanese Refugee Lawyers Empowering Communities in Chad
[UNHCR] UNHCR-APLFT partnership supports skilled Sudanese refugees with legal backgrounds to provide vital legal assistance, raise community awareness about Chadian laws and customs, facilitate mediation, and reinforce feedback sharing within the ref...

Thu, 11 Jul 2024 05:04:35 GMT
Chad, World Bank, WFP and Partners Join Forces to Meet Crisis-Affected People's Food and Nutrition Needs During the Lean Season
[WFP] N'djamena -- The Government of Chad - with support from WFP, the World Bank and other partners - has launched its national emergency response plan to meet the immediate food and nutrition needs of one million of the most vulnerable people acros...

Tue, 09 Jul 2024 04:45:41 GMT
Sudanese Refugees Face New Challenges in Chad
[DW] Thousands of people fleeing war in Sudan are facing new crises in neighboring Chad. Amid hunger, illness, abuse, and soaring food prices, aid groups are feeling overwhelmed -- and are pleading for international support.

Tue, 09 Jul 2024 04:41:11 GMT
A Tale of Resilience - Hachim and Ayad's Journey From Sudan to Farchana in Chad
[UNHCR] Five years ago, in the university halls, Hachim, a 28-year-old mathematics and physics student, met Ayad, a 21-year-old agriculture student. Their bond quickly blossomed into love, leading to their marriage in 2022. The couple eagerly planned...

Tue, 09 Jul 2024 04:53:28 GMT
CERF Grants $15 Million to Chad for Underfunded Emergencies
[OCHA] The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has granted Chad a US$15 million allocation to support its response to under-funded emergencies within the 2023 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP).

Mon, 08 Jul 2024 12:52:51 GMT
World Bank Launches an Economic Report
[World Bank] N'djamena -- Enhancing the economic inclusion of refugees necessitates acknowledging their economic contributions, according to the World Bank Chad Economic Update 2024, which dedicates a special chapter to examining the economic ramific...

Thu, 04 Jul 2024 15:40:53 GMT
Displaced Again - Sudanese Refugees Forced Out of Adré Refugee Camp, Chad
[Ayin English] Since the outbreak of war in Sudan in April last year, a steady stream of Sudanese from Darfur have fled across the border into Chad. Over 579,000 Sudanese refugees have escaped to the neighbouring country, pushing Chad's refugee popul...

Thu, 04 Jul 2024 04:57:19 GMT
France Launches Embezzlement Inquiry Into Chad's President Mahamat Idriss Déby
[RFI] French prosecutors have ordered an inquiry into allegations that Chad's president embezzled public funds for a shopping spree on luxury clothing from Paris.

Wed, 03 Jul 2024 05:29:31 GMT
Chad, Cameroon Say Boko Haram in Villages After Strikes Kill 70 Terrorists
[VOA] Yaounde, Cameroon -- The Multinational Joint Task Force in the Lake Chad basin says several hundred fighters from jihadist groups Boko Karam and Islamic State West Africa Province have fled to Chad and Cameroon after the task force attacked cam...

Tue, 02 Jul 2024 04:54:38 GMT
Troops Eliminate Over 70 Militants in Chad, Borno, Destroy Camps
[Vanguard] The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) said on Monday that its troops fighting insurgency have successfully obliterated terrorist camps situated on islets across the Cameroonian and Nigerian territories of Lake Chad, killing many terro...

Mon, 24 Jun 2024 12:38:00 GMT
The World Bank Is Helping Chad Strengthen Its Social Protection System
[World Bank] Washington -- The World Bank has approved $100 million in International Development Association (IDA)* financing for Chad, with additional support of $20 million from the Sahel Adaptive Social Protection Program, a multi-donor trust fund...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 05:14:56 GMT
Chad Eliminates Human African Trypanosomiasis As a Public Health Problem
[WHO] 51st country to be recognized by WHO for eliminating a neglected tropical disease, surpassing the halfway mark towards the 100-country target set for 2030

Wed, 19 Jun 2024 14:18:50 GMT
Investigation Ordered After Deadly Military Depot Explosion
[VOA] Yaounde, Cameroon -- Officials in Chad say they have opened investigations and are calling for calm after an explosion and fire at a military ammunition depot in the capital N'Djamena late Tuesday killed an undisclosed number and wounded others...

Wed, 19 Jun 2024 14:38:06 GMT
Number of Victims Still Unknown After Largest Weapon Depot Explosion
[Agenzia Fides] N'djamena -- "We were awakened yesterday evening around 11 p.m. by a huge explosion," an observer from church circles in N'Djamena, the capital of Chad, told Fides. "The first loud explosion was followed by a series of other, less lou...

Thu, 20 Jun 2024 05:32:47 GMT
Chad Ammunition Depot Explosion Kills 9, Wounds Dozens More
[DW] Chad's government said there was a fire and explosions at an ammunition depot in the capital, N'Djamena. The cause of the deadly blaze was not immediately clear.

Wed, 19 Jun 2024 05:31:56 GMT
Fire, Explosions At Chad Ammunition Depot, Govt Says
[DW] Chad's government said there was an ongoing fire and explosions at an ammunition depot in the capital, N'Djamena. The cause was not immediately clear. Initial footage appeared to show large blasts.

Tue, 18 Jun 2024 05:22:57 GMT
Military Airstrikes Kill Over 80 Terrorists in Katsina, MNJTF Rescues 35 Women, Children in Lake Chad
[This Day] Abuja -- The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Monday said that the air strikes by the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji have killed more than 80 terrorists hibernating at a hideout location at Gidan Kare Village of Ruwan Godiya Ward in Faska...

Tue, 18 Jun 2024 05:18:23 GMT
3 ISWAP Terrorists Surrender, 34 Hostages Rescued in Lake Chad - MNJTF
[Leadership] The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) said one fighter of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) has been killed, three others surrendered, while 34 hostages comprising women and children have been freed in continuation of O...

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