minurcat

Two Chadian tribal groups agree to co-exist peacefully following UN initiative

Two tribal communities in eastern Chad have agreed to end a long-running feud and live peacefully together under an initiative co-sponsored by the United Nations peacekeeping mission to the country.

Ghanaian troops join UN mission in Chad, Central African Republic

Over 100 Ghanaian soldiers have joined the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the war-ravaged nations of Chad and the Central African Republic (CAR), it was announced today.

UN official calls for full deployment of force in Chad, Central Africa

A senior United Nations peacekeeping official today urged Member States to bolster the world body's mission in the Central African Republic and Chad, known as MINURCAT, so that it can protect humanitarian operations from banditry, armed clashes and other threats.

UN force in Chad and Central Africa lacks troops, helicopters, Ban says

The United Nations peacekeeping force protecting refugees and other civilians in Chad and the Central African Republic (CAR) has reached less than half its authorized troop strength, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said.

UN force mourns peacekeepers murdered in eastern Chad

The United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad (MINURCAT) today expressed its dismay over the killing yesterday of a peacekeeper and two soldiers of the European Union force (EUFOR) by a fellow soldier in a camp in Abeché in eastern Chad.

Security Council welcomes blue helmets taking over in Chad, Central African Republic

The Security Council today welcomed this weekend’s successful transfer of authority from European forces to United Nations peacekeepers in the war-torn nations of Chad and the Central African Republic (CAR).

Blue helmets take over from European force in Chad, Central African Republic

United Nations peacekeepers in Chad and the Central African Republic (CAR) today took over the military and security responsibilities of European forces in the two strife-torn nations.

UN facilitating aid efforts as Central African refugees stream into eastern Chad

The United Nations is facilitating humanitarian assistance for the growing number of refugees who are fleeing insecurity in the Central African Republic (CAR) and arriving in a remote village in eastern Chad.

Chad sees new influx of refugees from Central African Republic, UN says

More than 4,500 refugees from the northern Central African Republic (CAR), fearing attacks from armed groups and fighting between Government forces and rebels, have recently arrived in south-eastern Chad, the United Nations refugee agency said today.

Security Council approves 5,500 UN peacekeepers for Chad, Central African Republic

The Security Council today unanimously approved the deployment of some 5,500 United Nations peacekeepers to replace European troops in strife-torn areas of Chad and Central African Republic (CAR) until 15 March 2010.