• Crisis Severity ?
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Impact ?
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Humanitarian Conditions ?
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Complexity ?
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Access Constraints ?
    No constraints
    Extreme constraints

Key figures

  • 1,123,000 People in Need [?]
  • 694,000 Moderate humanitarian conditions - Level 3 [?]
  • 429,000 Severe humanitarian conditions - Level 4 [?]



Chad hosts around 368,000 Sudanese refugees from Darfur. Most of the refugees are living in  refugee camps and host communities in the regions of Ennedi-Est, Wadi Fira, Ouaddai and Sila, all near Chad’s border with Sudan.? The majority of the refugees arrived in Chad following escalation of the Darfur crisis in 2003-04, though continuing violence has led to periodic new waves of arrivals.?

Even though many Darfur refugees have been in Chad for more than a decade, the overall level of humanitarian needs remains very high. Among refugees in camps, access to income generating opportunities is generally very low, which plays a role in driving needs for support for food security and livelihoods.  ? Access to WASH and health services is  limited, partially as a result of outdated infrastructure in camps, often more than 15 years old. ?In refugee-hosting regions of eastern Chad, the rate of access to potable water is estimated to be only about 50%. ?  Humanitarian needs have been negatively impacted by significant funding shortfalls and a declining level of food assistance provided to refugees from Darfur in recent years.?

Latest Developments


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