Topic: Chad

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Jun 23, 2016

Photos: See How Refugees Around the World Celebrate World Refugee Day

Jun 23, 2016

Photos: See How Refugees Around the World Celebrate World Refugee Day On June 20, 2016, World Refugee Day celebrations around the world honored the bravery and perseverance of the millions of men, women and children who are refugees today—and also provided an opportunity for refugees themselves to have a bit of fun.

May 2, 2016

How to Make Sure Sexual Violence Prevention Includes Older Refugees

May 2, 2016

How to Make Sure Sexual Violence Prevention Includes Older Refugees “We were glad to be trained together with the NGO members,” said one man, a refugee community leader from the Goz Amir camp. “We learned from them and they learned from us. Now we are aware of our rights." He was one of the more than 50 participants in a HIAS workshop on protecting older refugees from sexual and gender-based violence.

Apr 11, 2016

Slow Motion Crisis: Yaya’s Story

Apr 11, 2016

Slow Motion Crisis: Yaya’s Story Hawaye Djouma Yaya was born in Kadamoule, Sudan in 1940. But for the last decade she has called Bredjing refugee camp her home. "We have no one to provide for us and we are at the mercy of God," she tells HIAS.

Mar 30, 2016

Parades, Performances and Produce: Chad Celebrates Women’s Day

Mar 30, 2016

Parades, Performances and Produce: Chad Celebrates Women’s Day As we close out Women’s History Month, here’s a look at how International Women’s Day was celebrated in Chad this year.

Mar 7, 2016

On International Women’s Day, Focus On Female Refugees

Mar 7, 2016

On International Women’s Day, Focus On Female Refugees In our work on four continents, we continue to be amazed by the strength and resilience of the women we encounter and serve. This International Women’s Day, let’s all speak up for the women and girls who have been displaced from their homes in staggering numbers.

Mar 3, 2016

Slow Motion Crisis: Chad’s Forgotten Refugees

Mar 3, 2016

Slow Motion Crisis: Chad’s Forgotten Refugees Chad is currently home to nearly half a million refugees and asylum seekers. Many have lived as refugees for over a decade, and it is uncertain when or if they will ever be able to return home. As funds continue to be stretched thin in 2016, the World Food Program was forced to scale back its food assistance to refugees there.

Oct 14, 2015

In the News: Bombings in Chad

Oct 14, 2015

In the News: Bombings in Chad Suicide bombers attacked the town of Baga Sola in Western Chad on Saturday, killing more than 35 people and wounding several dozen more. A market and a refugee camp were both attacked, according to the Associated Press.

Jun 1, 2015

The Forgotten Refugees of Darfur

Jun 1, 2015

The Forgotten Refugees of Darfur When I visited Am Nabak refugee camp in eastern Chad this spring, the leader of the youth committee handed me a list of requests for the camp's young people. What could I say to this young man who wanted so much more than refugee camp life could provide for himself and his friends?

Dec 9, 2014

Protecting Refugee Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Dec 9, 2014

Protecting Refugee Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Triple Jeopardy: Protecting At-Risk Refugee Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, a new HIAS-authored report, addresses the barriers to protective services facing SGBV survivors.

Mar 26, 2014

Meet the Refugee Inspiring Me to Live Below the Line

Mar 26, 2014

Meet the Refugee Inspiring Me to Live Below the Line I know we haven’t met, but I hope you’ll join me in a campaign to change the world.

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