Chad Country content en Cost of Hunger in Chad to be Revealed N’DJAMENA – A groundbreaking study of the impact of hunger on Chad’s economy is starting in the New Year. Part of a series of surveys known as the Cost of Hunger in Africa (COHA), it will examine the effects of child undernutrition on health, education and national productivity in Chad.   Chad Africa Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:06:41 +0000 WFP 644410 at WFP And The EU: Pushing For Zero Hunger Together WFP and the EU: Pushing For Zero Hunger Together Chad Ecuador Myanmar Niger Global Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:26:19 +0000 WFP 643647 at Chad: Building Resilience and Fighting Soil Erosion Faced with a food crisis in Chad, the World Food Programme is increasing its resilience and capacity-building projects, which allow populations to help themselves improve their food security.  For example, in Biltine, the capital of the Wadi Fira region in eastern Chad, villagers are installing stone walls to improve infertile land conditions through the “Food for Assets” programme. Chad Local Africa Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:17:39 +0000 WFP 642892 at WFP Welcomes Japan’s Contribution To Support Fight Against Hunger In Chad And C.A.R. 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 "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 Running On Empty: Survival Foods in 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 In Southern Chad, a critical situation for people fleeing violence In 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 Escape From C.A.R. – Hanjani’s 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 C.A.R. Conflict Becomes A Regional Hunger Crisis (For the 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 Refugees From C.A.R. Receive Food Vouchers In 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