Country Information

Population UN Population Division (as of 2016)
Number of IDPs (Conflict and violence) IDMC (as of 2016)
New displacements (Conflict and violence) IDMC (as of 2016)
New displacements (Disasters) IDMC (as of 2016)
Refugees UNHCR (as of 2016)

Conflict and violence displacement figures

Latest GRID confidence assessment

Displacement type New Displacement (Flow) IDPs (Stock)
Reporting units People
Methodology Registration
Key informants
Satellite imagery
Key informants
Satellite imagery
Geographical disaggregation Subnational - admin 1 Subnational - admin 1
Geographical coverage No No
Frequency of reporting Every month Every month
Disaggregation on sex No No
Disaggregation on age No No
Data triangulation Contradictory data Contradictory data
Data on settlement elsewhere No No
Data on returns Yes Yes
Data on local integration No No
Data on deaths No No
Data on births No No

Latest GRID figures analysis

Internal displacement in Chad is closely linked to the Boko Haram insurgency, and is mainly concentrated around the western Lac region although some reports mention population movements in other areas of the country in relation to the Central African Republic crisis.

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Latest GRID stock figure by year of data update

Disaster displacement figures

New displacements

Events timeline