COAT OF ARMS
Government: Dominant Party Presidential Republic
Current President: Idriss Déby
Population: 12,075,985 (2017)
Land Size: 1.28 million sq km (495,800 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Fri - Jun 22, 2018: Efforts to Build Climate Resilence in Chad Turn Up a Surprising Barrier - Violence Against Women - AllAfrica News: Chad
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Violence against women "reinforces people's vulnerability to other risks" including climate change
- Thu - Jun 21, 2018: As Millions Face Hunger in Sahel, More Accountability Is Needed to Attract Support, Warns Red Cross President - AllAfrica News: Chad
[IFRC] About 5.8 million people across Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal are struggling to get enough food and require immediate assistance. To respond to their needs adequately, humanitarian actors need to manage well the funding they receive from their partners and well-wishers, warned Francesco Rocca, the President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), during a visit to Guinea, from 18 to 20 June 2018.
- Tue - Jun 5, 2018: Sudan, Chad Continue Border Security Cooperation - AllAfrica News: Chad
[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -Sudan and Chad have agreed to enhance security cooperation and promote economic, social and political relations on the joint border area.
- Fri - Jun 1, 2018: How the Elite Take Billions Offshore - AllAfrica News: Chad
[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] From Cape Verde's white-sand beaches to Niger's vast deserts, West African countries are plundered by companies and individuals, while governments do little to stem the flow.