5.6 Million Children in Lake Chad Region At Risk of Waterborne Diseases As Rainy Season Starts – Unicef

[Premium Times] As the rainy season begins, United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has warned that more than 5.6 million children are at increased risk of contracting waterborne diseases, such as cholera and diarrhoea infections, in conflict-affected …

[Premium Times] As the rainy season begins, United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, has warned that more than 5.6 million children are at increased risk of contracting waterborne diseases, such as cholera and diarrhoea infections, in conflict-affected areas of countries around Lake Chad.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Tarime Children Want Tormentors to Be Sanctioned

[Daily News] Tarime -Children of Tarime District in Mara Region have called for stiff legal measures to be taken against people who violate their rights, including rapists and female genital mutilation (FGM) perpetrators.

[Daily News] Tarime -Children of Tarime District in Mara Region have called for stiff legal measures to be taken against people who violate their rights, including rapists and female genital mutilation (FGM) perpetrators.

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Uncertainty Taints Planned Oil Exploration in Chad Basin

[Leadership] Few days to the deadline set by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to resume oil exploration in Borno state, indications have emerged that the planned exercise may not take place soon.

[Leadership] Few days to the deadline set by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to resume oil exploration in Borno state, indications have emerged that the planned exercise may not take place soon.

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Idriss Deby Itno Writes to Paul Biya

[Cameroon Tribune] The Chadian special envoy, Adoum Younousmi, Minister of Infrastructure Transport and Civil Aviation handed the sealed message to Prime Minister Philemon Yang on June 8

[Cameroon Tribune] The Chadian special envoy, Adoum Younousmi, Minister of Infrastructure Transport and Civil Aviation handed the sealed message to Prime Minister Philemon Yang on June 8

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President of the Republic Receives Congratulatory Message From President of Chad

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir received a congratulatory message from Chadian President, Idris Deby on advent of holy month of Ramadan.

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir received a congratulatory message from Chadian President, Idris Deby on advent of holy month of Ramadan.

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China Supports WFP Food Assistance in Chad

[WFP] The Lake Chad region has been affected by insecurity and a resulting humanitarian crisis. China’s contribution will enable WFP to provide food assistance to 57,500 people, including nearly 30,000 women and more than 10,000 children under the age …

[WFP] The Lake Chad region has been affected by insecurity and a resulting humanitarian crisis. China's contribution will enable WFP to provide food assistance to 57,500 people, including nearly 30,000 women and more than 10,000 children under the age of five in the east of the country. A further 44,400 Sudanese refugees will also benefit from this donation.

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Boko Haram – 730,000 Battle Hunger in Lake Chad Basin

[Vanguard] No less than 730,000 people including Internally displaced persons, IDPs, are hungry and at risk of starvation as they battle the devastating Boko Haram insurgency among other shocks in the Lake Chad Basin region.

[Vanguard] No less than 730,000 people including Internally displaced persons, IDPs, are hungry and at risk of starvation as they battle the devastating Boko Haram insurgency among other shocks in the Lake Chad Basin region.

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Germany Contributes €25.5 Million to WFP’s Emergency Response in Lake Chad Basin

[WFP] The contribution supports WFP’s activities in Nigeria (?10.5 million), Cameroon (?5.6 million), Chad (?4.7 million) and Niger (?4.7 million). The funds are especially timely, as the imminent lean season – the period between harvests – is depletin…

[WFP] The contribution supports WFP's activities in Nigeria (?10.5 million), Cameroon (?5.6 million), Chad (?4.7 million) and Niger (?4.7 million). The funds are especially timely, as the imminent lean season - the period between harvests - is depleting people's re-sources and intensifying hunger and malnutrition.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Chad Pastoralist Made to Sit On Floor Now Stands for Her Community

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Marrakesh, Morocco -“It is just a woman. We cannot take what she says seriously,” male officials have told Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim. But “I take the opportunity to put my ideas on the table”

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Marrakesh, Morocco -"It is just a woman. We cannot take what she says seriously," male officials have told Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim. But "I take the opportunity to put my ideas on the table"

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