CHAD: Armed attacks blocking aid in the east

Saturday, November 22, 2008
NDJAMENA Wednesday, October 29, 2008 (IRIN) - Rampant armed attacks have forced aid agencies to suspend critical humanitarian assistance to thousands of displaced people in eastern Chad. Aid workers warn that unless the security situation improves, more of the some 470,000 refugees and displaced people in the region could be affected. Aid organisations including Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Action Against Hunger have suspended most activities in the areas of Dogdore and Ade near the...