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UN / CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

Deeply concerned about the deteriorating security situation and ongoing human rights abuses in the Central Africa Republic (CAR), the Security Council today approved the establishment of a nearly 12,000-strong United Nations peacekeeping operation to protect civilians and facilitate humanitarian access in the war-torn country. UNTV

10 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / MALI

French Ambassador Gérard Araud praised the Malian Government's roadmap to emerge from the current crisis, while Chadian Ambassador  Bante Mangaral said "the roadmap drown up by the Malian Government is a sign of hope and a good trigger for resuming peace talks." UNTV / FILE

26 Feb 2014 | Read More »

CHAD / VACCINATIONS

An estimated 50,000 returnees and refugees have settled in an isolated tip in south-eastern Chad known as Tissi. This area is a militarized zone, a buffer against cross-border banditry from neighbouring Sudan and the Central African Republic. It's also a semi-arid area and the large and sudden population influx seen in the past year creates [...]

6 Jan 2014 | Read More »

CHAD / NUTRITION

In the past three years, climate change has taken hold. In 2012, 850,000 children in Chad and other countries in Africa's Sahel belt were treated for severe acute malnutrition. It’s a condition that affects almost three percent of children under five in the eastern Ouaddai region of Chad.  

1 Jan 2014 | Read More »

CHAD / REGIONAL CONFLICT REFUGEES

Remote and volatile, the far southeast of Chad has little to offer. However, it’s already a place of safety for 50,000 people. Most fled ethnic violence in Sudan's Darfur region and Central African Republic (CAR). UNICEF

27 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / BAN-KIM

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced that they will travel together to the Sahel region in an effort to help tackle the region's challenges, which, Ban said, "respect no borders and neither should our solutions" UNTV

1 Nov 2013 | Read More »

GA/ SECURITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS

The United Nations General Assembly today elected Chad, Chile, Lithuania, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia to serve as non-permanent members on the Security Council for two-year terms beginning on 1 January 2014. UNTV

17 Oct 2013 | Read More »

UNICEF / CHILD MORTALITY OVERVIEW

A new UNICEF report examining trends in child mortality shows that Millennium Goal 4, to cut the rate of under-five mortality by two thirds by 2015, will not be met. And if efforts aren't stepped up, the reports predicts 35 million more children will die mostly from preventable causes. UNICEF

12 Sep 2013 | Read More »

UN / SAHEL

Robert Piper, UN Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel, told a news conference in New York that "despite much better rains in 2012, coming into 2013, despite better harvest projections for many countries in the region, we have multiple crises once again this year" in the region.  UNTV

11 Jun 2013 | Read More »

CHAD / REFUGEE HEALTH

Refugees in southern Chad receive health care under a European Union-funded programme. A new clinic tackles malaria, malnutrition, respiratory infections and more. UNHCR

16 May 2013 | Read More »

 

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