Instability in Chad

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The political and security situation in Chad remains volatile. Ethnic clashes, banditry, and fighting between government forces and rebel groups, both Chadian and Sudanese, have contributed to a fragile security situation in the east. The instability has forced many into exile from their homes due to ongoing violence. The presence of the displaced in refugee camps contributes to the escalated tension in the area. This report discusses these issues, as well as joint efforts between the United Nations and the European Union to deploy aid and improve regional security.

Creator(s): Ploch, Lauren
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Creation Date: June 19, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Ploch, Lauren

Analyst in African Affairs

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: June 19, 2009
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Place
Chad
Place
Sudan
Place
Sudan - Darfur Region
Description:

The political and security situation in Chad remains volatile. Ethnic clashes, banditry, and fighting between government forces and rebel groups, both Chadian and Sudanese, have contributed to a fragile security situation in the east. The instability has forced many into exile from their homes due to ongoing violence. The presence of the displaced in refugee camps contributes to the escalated tension in the area. This report discusses these issues, as well as joint efforts between the United Nations and the European Union to deploy aid and improve regional security.

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7 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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