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Provision of Humanitarian Air Services in Chad

This Special Operation (SO) is established to provide safe, effective and efficient air transport services to the humanitarian community in Chad. The need for humanitarian assistance in Chad remains steadily high. However, vast distances, poor transportation networks and insecurity limit access for aid workers to beneficiaries. The United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) is therefore crucial to facilitate access to beneficiaries and implementation sites for NGOs, UN agencies, donor organizations and diplomatic missions. With operational bases in N’Djamena, Abeche and Gozbeida UNHAS will continue to provide air services to 19 regular destinations within Chad with a fleet of three fixed wing aircraft. 

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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$ -6
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