Refugees in Chad Need Urgent Aid, Protection
[VOA]Dakar -Chad is now home to more than 80,000 refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR). Most of them are Muslims who have fled the recent violence in the CAR. Aid agencies say these refugees urgently need food and shelter. For some, particularly those living near the border, the threat of violence remains.
New Humanitarian Crisis for Those Fleeing Violence in CAR
[AI London]Thousands of people forced to flee the violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) are now facing another humanitarian catastrophe in neighbouring Chad, said Amnesty International. The rainy season is due to start shortly and unless shelter, food and medical facilities are urgently made available, their already desperate situation will quickly deteriorate.
Skilled Central African Workers, Students and Professionals Find Shelter in Chad
[UNHCR]N'djamena -In the past three months, the government of Chad has evacuated about 16,000 people to N'Djamena from the Central African Republic amid mounting violence and religious persecution in the neighbouring country.
Over 76,000 People Displaced From Central African Republic Into Chad Facing Crisis
[Unicef]N'djamena/Dakar -As the humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic continues to spill over into neighboring countries, UNICEF is raising the alert that more than 76,000 people, mostly women and children, fleeing the violence from CAR into Chad are in urgent need of additional assistance.
CAR Refugees in Need of Emergency Food Aid
[MSF]In Gore, in southern Chad, more than 6,000 refugees who fled violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) do their best to find a shelter in and around an old hospital . They lack everything, especially food.
Smallpox Breaks Out in Eastern Chad Refugee Camp
[Radio Dabanga]Farchana -Cases of smallpox are increasing in the Farchana refugee camp in eastern Chad. The camp is short of medicines. Speaking to Radio Dabanga, Abu Bakar Ahmed Abdallah, the deputy head of the Farchana camp, reported that the first cases of smallpox appeared two weeks ago.
High Level Committee On the Post 2015 Development Agenda Concludes in Ndjamena
[ECA]Ndjamena -The African Union High Level Committee (HLC) of Heads of State and Governments on the Post 2015 Development Agenda held a meeting on Friday in Ndjamena, Chad.
In N'djamena, President Sirleaf Chairs AU High-Level Committee Meeting Launching Common African Position Post-2015 - Calls for Continental Dialogue for Full Endorsement
[Liberia Govt]President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called for an effective Continental Dialogue on the Common African Position (CAP), so that it might be embraced by all. The Common African Position was derived by the African Union's High-Level Committee of Heads of State and Government constituted by the Authority of the African Union, and headed by President Sirleaf.
Weekly Summary - Paris Refuses to Extradite Three Rwandans, Chad Becomes Civil Party in Habre Case
[Hirondelle]Arusha -France's highest court this week ruled against the extradition of three Rwandans, while the Chadian state became a civil party in the case against former president HissĂ¨ne HabrĂ©.
The High Level Committee On Post 2015 Development Agenda Holds a Meeting in Ndjamena
[Ethiopia Government]The High Level Committee of Heads of State and Governments on the Post 2015 Development Agenda held a meeting yesterday(February 28,2013) in Ndjamena, Chad. The Meeting which was chaired by President Ellen Sirleaf Johnson of Liberia was and Mohaamed Ould Abudulaziz, President of Mauritania and Current chairperson of the African Union was attended by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, President Idris Deby of Chad, Hifikepunye Pohamba of Namibia, Abdelmaek Selalal , Prime Minister of Algeria , Dr. Dlamini
Ellen Departs for Nigeria, Chad
[NEWS]President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf departed the country Wednesday, February 26, for official visits to Nigeria and Chad.
The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for a New U.S. Embassy in N'djamena, Chad
[State Department]The Department of State's Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) announces the design/build award, through best value determination, for a new U.S. Embassy in N'djamena, Chad to BL Harbert International of Birmingham, Alabama.
Auc Chairperson to Attend Nigeria's Centenary Celebrations and High Level Meeting On Post-2015 Agenda in Chad
[African Union]AUC Chairperson to attend Nigeria's centenary celebrations and High Level Meeting on Post-2015 Agenda in Chad
Pres. Sirleaf Leaves for Official Visits to Nigeria and Chad
[New Dawn]President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is expected to depart the country today for official visits to Nigeria and Chad. An Executive Mansion release said President Sirleaf's visit to Abuja is in response to an invitation from Nigerian President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan to attend that country's Centenary on its amalgamation, scheduled to take place in Abuja on February 27.
Darfuri Refugees in CAR and Chad in Dire Need of Aid
[Radio Dabanga]Bembere / Touloum -The refugees of the Bembere refugee camp in the Central African Republic (CAR) are living in extremely difficult humanitarian, health, and security conditions. Since relief organisations have left because of the insecurity in the country, the Bembere refugees are suffering from a shortage of food and medicines.
UNHCR Official Visits Basic School in Eastern Chad Refugee Camp
[Radio Dabanga]Chad / Gaga Camp -A representative of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) last Tuesday visited the Gaga refugee camp in Abeche, eastern Chad, to inspect the educational conditions in the camp.
FG Assures of Crude Oil Exploration in Chad Basin
[This Day]The Federal Government has restated its unwavering commitment to the exploration of crude oil and gas in the Chad Basin inspite of all drawbacks.
Thousands Flee Violence and Seek Shelter in Southern Chad
[UNHCR]Bekoninga -As the humanitarian situation deteriorates in Central African Republic, thousands of traumatized and confused people have been fleeing to towns and villages across neighbouring southern Chad.
Muslims Flee, Leaving Broken Homes
[AlertNet]When Haoua Mahamat boarded a military plane to Chad on Wednesday with three of her 10 children, fleeing attacks by Christian militia on Muslims in Central African Republic, little did she know it was the last flight to safety.
Teachers' in Chad Refugee Camp Waiting for Their January Salaries
[Radio Dabanga]Touloum -Teachers of the basic and secondary schools of the Touloum refugee camp in eastern Chad have complained of non-payment of their salaries of January.