Floods in Chad: 5.5 million people in need

At the end of June, torrential rains fell on the country for several weeks, which caused an unprecedented rise in water levels and floods. More than 341,000 people are affected. These weather events add to…

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World Humanitarian Day

Every year, August 19 marks World Humanitarian Day. It is an opportunity to pay tribute to the humanitarian workers who help millions of people around the world every day, despite the dangers. These are unfortunately…

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2022: increase in refugees in the Sahel

After several events at the end of 2021, terrorist violence in the Sahel region is unfortunately on the increase. On January 4, at least three civilians were injured in an improvised device (IED) explosion in…

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Africa: a continent highly exposed to climate change

Sub-Saharan Africa emits few greenhouse gases: while it represents about 20% of the world’s population, its population is considered to be responsible for less than 5% of global CO2 emissions. This contribution can be explained…

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“An entire generation of children is at risk”

“An entire generation of children is at risk,” are the disturbing words of UNICEF Director Marie-Pierre Poirier in an April 28, 2021 statement. Currently, the number of displaced people in the Sahel stands at 5.3…

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