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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.