Crisis Severity The severity score from 1 to 5 is based on 31 indicators aggregated into 3 pillars (impact, conditions, and complexity)3.70 Very lowVery high 5
Impact This measures the impact of the crisis itself, in terms of the scope of its geographical, and human effects.3.30 Very lowVery high 5
Humanitarian Conditions This measures the conditions and status of the people affected, including info about the distribution of severity.4.00 Very lowVery high 5
Complexity This measures the complexity of the crisis, in terms of factors that affect its mitigation or resolution.3.60 Very lowVery high 5
Access Constraints This measures the level of humanitarian constraints.2.0No constraintsExtreme constraints
More than 4.3 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Chad, mostly because of chronic poverty, conflict, food insecurity, and malnutrition, particularly in the Sahelian zone in the north.?
Security threats around Lake Chad, most notably from Boko Haram (BH), and military operations to contain them have driven civilians from their homes and disrupted livelihoods. Insecurity has also pushed Nigerian refugees into Chad since 2014, creating a complex displacement crisis across the islands and shores of Lake Chad. Large and protracted refugee populations, mainly from Sudan and CAR, in the south and east of the country also face significant humanitarian needs. ?
Regional instability coupled with a severe economic crisis and erratic rainfall threaten food security in Chad. Some 3.7 million people are projected to be food insecure in the June-August 2019 period. ? A measles outbreak beginning May 2018 continues and has intensified in 2019. Since January 2019, more than 15,000 cases of measles have been reported across the country, with approximately 143 fatalities. ?
21/05: On 19 May, inter-communal clashes took place in Amkaroka, Amsabarna and Amsiriye villages in Sila province between herders and farmers communities killing 22 people and injuring 28. The event follows the violence that took place on 16 May in the neighbouring province of Ouaddai where 12 people were killed. ?