Chad http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Chad Country content en WFP Welcomes Japan’s Contribution To Support Fight Against Hunger In Chad And C.A.R. http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-welcomes-japan%E2%80%99s-contribution-support-fight-against-hunger-chad-and-car N’DJAMENA/BANGUI - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of 640 million JPY (US$6.25 million) from the Government of Japan to provide vital food assistance to refugees and displaced people in Chad and in the Central African Republic (C.A.R.). Central African Republic Chad Africa Emergencies Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:46:14 +0000 WFP 642669 at http://www.wfp.org "Our Warehouses are almost empty!" http://www.wfp.org/videos/our-warehouses-are-almost-empty WFP Chad Country Director, Lauren Landis, calls for urgent action as the humanitarian community in Chad is facing a dramatic shortage of food due to lack of funding. Stories Chad English Local Africa Video stories Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:54:49 +0000 WFP 642346 at http://www.wfp.org Running On Empty: Survival Foods in Chad http://www.wfp.org/videos/running-empty-survival-foods-chad Eastern Chad- just a few kilometres from the border of Sudan. Halima is one of 300,000 refugees living in one of the most harsh and remote regions of the world. Today she forages for Mukheit in the burning Saharan desert. Since she escaped from Darfur 10 years ago she has been dependent on food aid to feed her family but now, because of the lack of funding she's living on half the food she used to get from WFP. Stories WFP in Action Chad English Global Africa Video stories Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:41:19 +0000 WFP 642131 at http://www.wfp.org In Southern Chad, a critical situation for people fleeing violence In CAR http://www.wfp.org/stories/southern-chad-critical-situation-people-fleeing-violence-car Six months after the start of mass population movements between the Central African Republic (CAR) and Chad, the situation in transit sites in southern Chad remains critical. With the arrival of the rainy season and deteriorating living conditions, returnees need humanitarian assistance now more than ever. Emergency Operation (EMOP) Chad Local Africa Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:06:17 +0000 WFP 642042 at http://www.wfp.org Escape From C.A.R. – Hanjani’s Story http://www.wfp.org/videos/escape-central-african-republic-hanjanis-story Hanjani fled her home near Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic, after witnessing the killing of neighbour and a cousin by marauding gangs. Her husband was away at the time and she has no idea where he is -- or even if he is alive. Like many others fleeing the violence, Hanjani took her children over the border into Chad. They are now living in a camp in the town of Sido, where they receive assistance from WFP and other humanitarian agencies. WFP gives her food vouchers - worth US$8 per month - which ensure basic food needs. Stories Responding to Emergencies Central African Republic Chad English Global Africa Video stories Emergencies Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:38:47 +0000 WFP 641694 at http://www.wfp.org C.A.R. Conflict Becomes A Regional Hunger Crisis (For the Media) http://www.wfp.org/videos/car-conflict-becomes-regional-hunger-crisis-media Since December 2013, 226,000 people have fled the violence in CAR and have sought refuge in neighboring countries, Chad, Cameroon, Democratic republic of Congo (DRC) and Republic of Congo (RoC). All are in need of humanitarian assistance. Aid professionals WFP in Action Aid professionals Cash and Vouchers Logistics Responding to Emergencies Cameroon Central African Republic Chad English Africa Cash and Vouchers Video News Release Emergencies Logistics Sun, 25 May 2014 22:00:00 +0000 WFP 641704 at http://www.wfp.org Refugees From C.A.R. Receive Food Vouchers In Chad http://www.wfp.org/stories/vouchers-best-tool-support-central-african-refugees-chad At the end of March, WFP began the first large-scale distributions of food vouchers to respond quickly and effectively to the growing humanitarian needs of people that have fled the Central African Republic (CAR). Emergency Operation (EMOP) Responding to Emergencies Chad Global Africa Refugees and IDPs Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:58:44 +0000 Loyse Tabin 641104 at http://www.wfp.org Central African Republic Exodus Worsens Regional Humanitarian Crisis: WFP http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/central-african-republic-exodus-worsens-regional-humanitarian-crisis-wfp YAOUNDE – Ertharin Cousin, the Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), said today that the exodus of approximately 296,000 people from the Central African Republic (CAR) into neighbouring Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Republic of Congo, is creating a regional crisis in countries that were already short of food. ED - E.Cousin Cameroon Central African Republic Chad Congo, Democratic Republic Of Congo, Republic Of Africa Executive Director - Ertharin Cousin Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:42:56 +0000 WFP 640727 at http://www.wfp.org Chad struggles to cope with refugees from conflict in Central African Republic http://www.wfp.org/content/chad-struggles-cope-refugees-conflict-central-african-republic Sido, a village on the Chad side of the border, is caught up in the turmoil in the Central African Republic. Its twin, across the border, is still controlled by Muslim Seleka rebels. It is a key crossing point between the two countries. Since conflict started in December some 35,000 people – mostly Muslims fleeing the violent reprisals of anti-Balaka Christian militia – have arrived here, some on foot but mostly in convoys escorted by the Chadian army. More than half of them have carried on into Chad, but 14,000 have stayed put. Hunger in the news Central African Republic Chad Syria hunger in the news Africa The Guardian Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:13:09 +0000 WFP 640588 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Warns Of Regional Crisis Due To Mass Exodus From Violent Central African Republic http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-warns-regional-crisis-due-mass-exodus-violent-central-african-republic ROME - As thousands of people continue to flee violence across the Central African Republic (CAR), the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is warning that neighbouring countries are struggling with more than 150,000 new arrivals in urgent need of assistance. Responding to Emergencies Cameroon Central African Republic Chad Congo, Democratic Republic Of Congo, Republic Of Global Africa Emergencies Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:56:24 +0000 WFP 640340 at http://www.wfp.org