Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway |

Norway increases support to Lake Chad region

Some 24 million people in the Lake Chad region are in need of humanitarian aid

Norway is providing NOK 730 million in aid to Nigeria and the other countries in the Lake Chad region, which have been hit hard by violent extremism, climate change, poverty and hunger. ‘The international community has pledged to help the people in these crisis-affected areas. This is a matter of…

Source: European Commission |

European Union (EU) pledges €102.5 million in humanitarian funding for Africa's Lake Chad region

The pledge was made on the occasion of the High-Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region, held in Niamey on 23-24 January

The Commission has allocated €102.5 million in humanitarian aid to help vulnerable communities in Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon, as the humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate in the Lake Chad region. Violence in the region, where the civilian population is increasingly the victim of targeted attacks, is resulting in large-scale…

Source: International Rescue Committee |

International Rescue Committee (IRC) calls for international community not to forget the Lake Chad Basin as leaders convene for pledging conference

The Lake Chad Basin area is home to one of the world’s most protracted humanitarian crises, deepened by ongoing conflict, economic turmoil and the unchecked impact of climate change

As world leaders convene in Niamey, Niger, at the Lake Chad Basin Conference, the IRC is calling on donors, leaders and participants to recognize the critical need for funding to match rising humanitarian needs, and for humanitarian actors to have unfettered access to populations in need. The Lake Chad Basin…

Source: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) |

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC): Urgent efforts needed to ensure protection for 11 million people in Lake Chad region

Of the 11.3 million people in need of assistance to survive across the Lake Chad Basin, at least 3 million are displaced according to official sources

Over a decade into the crisis, conflict in the Lake Chad Basin shows no signs of abating. Violence against the civilian population remains alarmingly high, leaving more than 11 million people struggling for survival each day. At the third Lake Chad Region Conference held in Niamey on January 23-24, the…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Chad: Justice Needed for October Crackdown

Investigate Killings, Torture, Deaths in Custody, Unlawful Detentions

Chad’s transitional government should end its crackdown on opponents and provide redress for the serious human rights violations that were committed around the October 20, 2022 protests, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities have an obligation to conduct prompt, independent, thorough, and transparent criminal investigations into serious human rights…

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board Completes First and Second Reviews of Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement for Chad and Approves US$ 149.3 Million Disbursement

The completion of the two reviews enables the disbursement of SDR 112.16 million (about US$149.3 million), bringing total disbursements under the arrangement to SDR 168.24 million (about US$224 million)

The IMF Executive Board completed the First and Second Reviews of the Extended Credit Facility arrangement with Chad, providing the country with access to SDR 112.16 million (about US$ 149.3 million). This will help put Chad’s economy on a path toward sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction. Chad is the…

Source: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) |

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) Supports Women Employment in Chad

Following the training, a certification ceremony in which officials from the Ministry and relevant institutions and families of the trainees participated was held

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) provided equipment support for 50 Chadian women whose education is covered by TİKA to enable them to engage in income-generating activities by creating added value in their agricultural products. Under the auspices of the Ministry of Women, Family and Child Protection of Chad and…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The State of Qatar |

Transitional President of Chad Receives Credentials of Qatar's Ambassador

HE the Ambassador conveyed the greetings of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to HE Transitional President of the Republic of Chad

HE Transitional President of the Republic of Chad Lieutenant-General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno received the credentials of HE Talib bin Mohammed Al Mankhas as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar to Chad. HE the Ambassador conveyed the greetings of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani…

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Source: African Energy Week (AEW) |

A New Era with Savannah Energy’s Acquisition of ExxonMobil’s Upstream, Downstream Assets in Chad and Cameroon

Savannah Energy has announced the completion of its acquisition of ExxonMobil’s upstream and downstream asset portfolio in Chad and Cameroon

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) supports the acquisition by Africa-focused British independent energy company Savannah Energy of oil and gas supermajor ExxonMobil’s entire upstream and midstream asset portfolio in Chad and Cameroon. The sale was closed on 9 December to the tune of $407 million. The announcement comes after Savannah…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

World Food Programme (WFP) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) call for urgent support to avoid brutal cuts to food aid for refugees in Chad

WFP requires US$161 million by the end of 2022 to avert a suspension of its refugee assistance programme and provide life-saving assistance to crisis-affected communities in Chad

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, warned today of an imminent cut to food assistance to crisis-affected refugees in Chad unless urgent funding to bridge major funding shortfalls is received imminently. WFP requires US$161 million by the end of 2022 to avert a…