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UN / GING CHAD NIGER

OCHA Director of Operations John Ging said Tuesday that Niger and Chad are making heroic efforts to cope with the impact of turmoil in the region but the international community is failing in its responsibility to share the burden.  UNIFEED-UNTV

5 May 2015 | Read More »

OHCHR / BOKO HARAM

The United Nations human rights chief said that Boko Haram's leaders must be held accountable for the "appalling violations of human rights" they have committed. UNTV CH

1 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / BOKO HARAM

The Head of the United Nations (UN) West Africa Office told Security Council "Boko Haram was unable to disrupt the electoral process" in Nigeria. On the humanitarian front, a UN officer said “the ongoing violent conflict in north-eastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin has forcibly displaced at least 1.5 million people in Nigeria and neighboring [...]

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

CHAD / NIGERIAN REFUGEE CHILDREN

Thousands of refugees have fled militant attacks in Nigeria, seeking safety in Chad. In the violence and chaos of flight, at least 100 children have been separated from their parents. Families who managed to escape are taking these children in.  UNHCR

19 Mar 2015 | Read More »

CHAD / EDUCATION REFUGEES

In the camp of around 3,800 refugees in Baga Sola, Chad , Peter is one of over 100 unaccompanied children who are receiving counseling and support, and who are also attending school. He fled fled violent attacks by Boko Haram in his village in Nigeria. UNICEF

18 Mar 2015 | Read More »

CHAD / NIGERIAN REFUGEES

UNHCR and its partners are providing basic shelter, food and other necessities for over 3,000 refugees, mainly women and children, who now live in the Dar-es-Salam camp in Chad. Many of the refugees report that they have lost family members and property and fear that more Nigerian will be crossing the lake as violent attacks [...]

27 Feb 2015 | Read More »

WFP / NIGERIAN REFUGEES

Violence by armed groups in Northern Nigeria is causing large numbers of people to flee into neighboring countries, straining already stretched communities and services in poor areas of Cameroon, Chad and Niger. WFP

9 Feb 2015 | Read More »

CHAD / REFUGEES

Thousands of Nigerians have crossed the border to Chad in the past two weeks. They have traveled for 3-5 days on foot and by small canoes and fishing boats across Lake Chad to safety. Their lives were in danger after violent clashes broke out in the Nigerian town of Baga between Boko Haram and the [...]

23 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UN / CAR MSF

A Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) mortality study among Central African refugees in Sido, Chad, reveals extreme levels of death during a violent crackdown against the CAR's Muslim minority. The study found that one in three families surveyed had lost at least one family member between November 2013 and April 2014. UNIFEED-UNTV

24 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / CENTRAL AFRICA ARMED GROUPS

Significant gains have been made in recent years in combating the threat of the rebel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) but the countries of Central Africa still face numerous challenges that require continued international support, a senior United Nations official told the Security Council. UNIFEED – UNTV

12 May 2014 | Read More »

 

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