Chad

10 mayo 2012

Health centres stretched as infant malnutrition rises

Faye Callaghan “Each year the number of children we see goes up,” says Mahamat Abacar, health focal point at Mao hospital in northern Chad. “In 2010 there were around 800 serious cases, last year 3,900, and this year already we’ve treated over 2,000 babies.” In the grounds of the hospital, tents are being erected in the sand to make ro...
An oasis of hope in the Chad desert
27 febrero 2012

An oasis of hope in the Chad desert

Death lingers in the air in northern Chad. A flock of enormous vultures feast on a donkey lying at the side of a track. Its search for food and water was futile in this harsh desert environment.
Chadians in crisis as migrants return home during drought
16 febrero 2012

Chadians in crisis as migrants return home during drought

Sara Mohammed has five children at home and no way to feed them. Her husband died and her two eldest sons are on their way back to Chad from Libya.

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