May 072014
Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos calls for more humanitarian support for Chad

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — United Nations humanitarian chief Valerie Amos completed her two-day mission to Chad late Tuesday, calling for urgent donor support to meet the humanitarian needs of 97,000 people who have fled the violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) and for the two million Chadians suffering from […]

Chad’s National Day

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Aug 122013
Chad's National Day

WASHINGTON, August 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC August 11, 2013   On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Chad as you commemorate 53 years of independence this August 11. The United States and Chad share […]

Jul 122013

Canada provides humanitarian assistance to Darfuri refugees in eastern Chad OTTAWA, Canada, July 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Canada is providing emergency lifesaving assistance to support Darfuri refugees in eastern Chad, announced the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Development. Canada’s assistance will help to provide food, safe water, and shelter for the refugees. […]

May 302013

Chad: MSF continues to respond to refugees and returnees as rainy season begins LONDON, United-Kingdom, May 30, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — As the rainy season begins in south eastern Chad, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is racing against time to assist tens of thousands of refugees and returnees who have temporarily re-settled to […]

Apr 192013

IOM Appeals for Donor Stamina to Tackle Multiple Migration Influx in Chad GENEVA, Switzerland, April 16, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM is appealing for more funds to enable the Organization to provide urgently needed life-saving humanitarian and immediate reintegration assistance to thousands of returning migrants currently streaming into Chad from four border areas. Some […]

Apr 142013

The following IRIN report about humanitarian problems in Chad shows the difficulties people face when they flee from fighting in one region into another.  The huge numbers fleeing into Chad from Sudan and CAR in such a short time have caused huge problems locally. Regional insecurity adding to Chad’s humanitarian needs NAIROBI, 12 April (IRIN) […]

Mar 222013

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM is concerned about the wellbeing of undocumented Chadian migrants whom the Libyan authorities are returning to Chad in growing numbers. Road convoys carrying Chadian migrants are increasingly arriving at the northern Chadian town of Faya and many of the migrants are in a dire physical […]

Mar 052013

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Funding Opportunity Announcement Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration March 4, 2013     Funding Opportunity Number: PRM-PRMOAPAF-13-005 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number: 19.517 – Overseas Refugee Assistance Programs for Africa Announcement issuance date: Monday, March 4, 2013 Proposal submission deadline: Friday, April 5, 2013 […]

Feb 222013

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, February 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The spokesperson of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, issued the following statement today: “The High Representative is concerned by the visit of Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir to Chad on 16 […]

Feb 182013

LONDON, United-Kingdom, February 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Mark Simmonds has called on the Government of Chad to meet its international obligations and arrest President Bashir of Sudan.   President Bashir is reportedly visiting Chad this weekend to attend the Community of Sahel-Saharan (CEN-SAD) summit.   Minister Simmonds said:   “If President Bashir is […]