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Chad

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Chad is experiencing two crises of different nature: on the one hand, the presence of armed and terrorist groups in the Lake region forces the population to continuous internal migration; on the other hand, the entire country is a visible victim of climate change: recurrent droughts expose the population to acute vulnerability, particularly from a nutritional point of view.

The presence of COOPI in the country, dating back to 1976, allows us to know in depth the problems that afflict it and work within the field to find the best solutions, supporting communities.

At the moment, in the area of Lake Chad, COOPI intervenes in several areas and provides education in emergency for internally displaced children, psychosocial support for trauma survivors and sanitation and access to drinking water through an approach DRR to natural disasters. In the Sila region - east of the country - COOPI implements a four-year project on agropastoralism for the prevention and management of conflicts between farmers and pastoralists.


THE SITUATION IN Chad

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HDI - Human Development Index


Source: UNDP - Human Development Report 2020

78% %

Illiteracy rate (% adults aged 15 and older)


Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics 2016

39.6 %

Rate of malnutrition


Source: Global Nutrition Report 2021

0 %

Rate of population living below poverty line


Source: UNDP - Human Development Report 2020

COOPI'S ACTIVITY IN Chad

10

Projects
Source: COOPI Annual report 2021

250,000

Beneficiaries
Source: COOPI Annual report 2021

6

International staff
Source: COOPI Annual report 2021

47

Local staff
Source: COOPI Annual report 2021

LATEST NEWS

Chad. African Child's Day

On 16 June, COOPI - Cooperazione Internazionale in Chad celebrated the 32nd Day of the African Child, as part of the EU-funded project 'Prevention and...

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In mourning for Merlin Mbouyo

With immense sorrow, we announce the sudden death of our colleague Merlin Mbouyo, COOPI Field Coordinator in the Lake region, in Chad. Merlin, who was 36 years...

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More livelihood in Lake Chad

The Lake Chad Region, on the border between Niger, Nigeria and Cameroon, is the scene of one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. The Region host...

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Small ruminant fairs in Chad

Since March 2017, COOPI has been running an integrated emergency plan to improve the food security of vulnerable people in the region of Lake Chad. The project...

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Tools to defeat malnutrition

In Chad COOPI and the European Union are carrying on the fight for alimentary security. It is going on, day by day, the battle against malnutrition that...

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