The situation for Chad's remaining 90,000 internally displaced people remains challenging. The government no longer recognises them as IDPs, and they receive no direct assistance.
24 October 2014 | Overview
Approximately 30% of IDPs are children between the ages of six and 12. Children in IDP camps have had limited access to primary education and no chance of further schooling
22 June 2011 | Overview
Around 170,000 people were internally displaced in eastern Chad and living in 38 camps in mid-2010, as a result of internal armed conflict, inter-ethnic violence over land and natural resources, and attacks by bandits against civilians. The majority of internally displaced people (IDPs) had little or no means of sustaining themselves, making humanitarian assistance vital.
02 July 2010 | Overview
Around 168,000 people were internally displaced in eastern Chad in September 2009, as a result of conflict and human rights abuses related to tensions between Chad and Sudan, in-ternal armed conflict, and inter-ethnic attacks against civilians. This number had fallen slightly from a 2008 high of 185,000, about one fifth of the population of eastern Chad.
21 December 2009 | Overview