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Building Resilience, Protecting Livelihoods and Reducing Malnutrition of Refugees, Returnees and other Vulnerable People

WFP will shift its operations in Chad from providing relief to strengthening the resilience of vulnerable populations. This shift will enhance the capacity of vulnerable populations to quickly respond to shocks through mechanisms that support the development and integration of local markets: voucher-based transfers and local purchase of food. Where markets are functioning well, vouchers will become the primary mechanism for assistance. WFP will increase local purchases in surplus areas with the aim of increasing efficiency and responsiveness, and fostering market development. In food-insecure areas with inadequate market integration, vulnerable households will receive food donated to WFP in-kind, or food purchased from surplus areas in Chad. Fragile markets will not be disrupted: the timing and scale of the interventions will respond to seasonal patterns and agricultural forecasts. 

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WFP Offices
Country at a glance 2015
Planned Beneficiaries0
Beneficiary needs (mt)0
Beneficiary needs ($US)166,280,681
Donors - 2015 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributionsUS$ -9
USA28,387,660
Japan3,500,000
Switzerland1,631,026
UN CERF1,561,867
European Commission1,299,232
UN Common Funds and Agencies (excl CERF)1,100,000
Chad223,118
Private Donors12,195
Threats to food security
  • Political instability and insecurity
  • Low education level
  • General poverty
  • Precarious sanitary conditions
  • Poor weaning habits
  • Erratic rainfalls
  • Drought
  • Desertification
  • Locust infestations
  • Lack of modern agricultural infrastructure