Humanitarian Community in Chad: Commitment and Strategy to Address needs of conflict affected populations

As one of the poorest countries in the world, Chad has three main unresolved issues that impact the humanitarian situation: 1) settlement of the Darfur crisis 2) settlement of the GoC - opposition rebel militias 3) settlement of the inter community Chadian tensions. As the result, there are an estimated 238 227 Sudanese refugees and about 44 607 Central African refugees in the country. As of July 2007, Internally Displaced Persons’ (IDPs) figures reached 172 000. This article overviews the humanitarian situation in Chad.