Chad: Refugees On Aid Pittance Turn to Knitting and Hairdressing
Humanitarian agencies are helping refugees learn new skills and set up businesses in Chadian towns, working with - and serving - local people Read more »
Chad: From Refugee Hotspot to Promised Land, Chad's Bet At the Paris Roundtable
Chad needs commitments in its fight against poverty, strengthening resilience of its communities and ensuring long-term stability Read more »
Chad: Deadly Malnutrition Soars Among Children in Lake Chad Amid Boko Haram Resurgence
The number of children suffering from life-threatening malnutrition across the Lake Chad Basin - about 800,000 - has soared since last year, and could spiral further as Boko Haram… Read more »
November 22, 2016
Chad: Chad Pastoralist Made to Sit On Floor Now Stands for Her Community
"It is just a woman. We cannot take what she says seriously," male officials have told Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim. But "I take the opportunity to put my ideas on the table" Read more »
Chad: Orlando Bloom Says Children's Suffering in Lake Chad Region "Hard to Comprehend"
Orlando Bloom, star of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Lord of the Rings" movies, said on Friday it was hard to grasp the scale of the suffering in Africa's Lake Chad region… Read more »
Central Africa: Lake Chad - Building Walls or Bridges?
In Nigeria and the Lake Chad region today, unbeknownst to the world, some 11 million people need emergency relief Read more »
Chad: Hepatitis E Outbreak Kills 11, Threatens Hundreds More - NGO
MSF has recorded 70 cases of people suffering from hepatitis E, a liver disease that spreads through water contaminated with faeces Read more »
December 22, 2016
West Africa: Lake Chad Most Neglected Crisis Despite Hunger On 'Epic Scale'
For out and out human suffering and almost zero media coverage, the food crisis sparked by Boko Haram in Nigeria and Niger was the pits, but Yemen shames us all Read more »
November 29, 2016
Chad: Almost Half of Refugees in Chad Going Hungry After Aid Cuts, Poor Harvests - UN
Since 2014 most refugees have received about 40 percent of the daily 2,100 kilocalories recommended Read more »
September 23, 2016
West Africa: Boko Haram Violence Leaves Families 'Teetering On Edge of Famine'
Over 6 million people in Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon face severe hunger, aid agencies warn Read more »
April 27, 2016
West Africa: Fear of Boko Haram Deters Displaced in Chad From Going Home - Aid Agencies
Fear of new Boko Haram attacks in the Lake Chad area is discouraging around 100,000 people uprooted by violence from heading home and is hindering aid operations, agencies said on… Read more »
March 07, 2016
Africa: The Toughest Place to Be A Girl
Chat show queen Oprah Winfrey, actress Meryl Streep and singer Elton John called on Monday for world leaders to put girls at the heart of anti-poverty efforts as a new index… Read more »
February 16, 2016
Chad: Food Aid Reaches Thousands Uprooted By Boko Haram in Chad - UN
The successful delivery of food aid to thousands of people uprooted by Boko Haram violence in Chad and cut off from help since November may reflect improving security in the West… Read more »
December 08, 2015
Chad: Lake Chad Suicide Blasts Stretch Aid Agencies, Displaced 'Live in Fear'
A series of suicide bombings in Lake Chad in recent months, blamed on Boko Haram militants, has hindered healthcare and aid delivery and left tens of thousands of displaced people… Read more »
November 10, 2015
West Africa: Boko Haram Violence in Lake Chad Could Fuel Refugee Crisis - UN
Boko Haram violence in the drought and flood-stricken swamplands of Lake Chad, which has destroyed livelihoods, torn communities apart and forced millions to flee their homes,… Read more »
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