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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 »

CHAD / WORLD MALARIA DAY

Six of Sinamani Pauline's seven children have died from malaria. In the last year, the Kelo district in southern Chad where she lives has recorded 45,000 cases of malaria – 200 have died – most of them women and children. Today is World Malaria Day with the theme 'Invest in the future: defeat malaria.' UNICEF

25 Apr 2014 | Read More »

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 »

 

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