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2013 in Chad


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Events in the year 2013 in Chad.




  • January 21 – The Health Minister of Chad announces that 38 children have been hospitalized after getting vaccinated against Meningitis.[1]


  • March 2 – The Chadian army claims to have killed Mokhtar Belmokhtar, responsible for a terrorist enacted hostage situation in Algeria. The claims would go on to be disproven.[2][3][4][5]
  • March 14 – Poachers in Ganba, in Southern Chad, slaughter 89 elephants.[6]


  • April 15 – President Déby announces that Chad will be pulling troops out of Mali.[7][8][9]


  • May 2 – 4 People are killed in N'Djamena due to a plot conspiracy to destabilize the government, which was labelled a coup.[10]


  • June 14 – The UNHRC relocates 7,000 refugees to escape emerging brutal conditions of the wet season.[11]
  • June 26 – Chad catches poachers responsible for the poaching of 89 elephants earlier in March.[12]



  • October 31 – The government of Chad signs an agreement to end the use of child soldiers by the army and security forces of the country.[15]


  • November 25 – The head of UNAMID meets President Déby to promote processes towards peace in Darfur.[16]


  • Human Rights Watch releases a report depicting the atrocities of the Chadian government under the administration of former president Hissène Habré.[17]


  1. ^ "38 children hospitalised after meningitis shot in Chad". Retrieved 2021-12-23.
  2. ^ "Al Qaeda commander behind Algeria hostage crisis killed: Chad army". Retrieved 2021-12-23.
  3. ^ Staff Writer. "Second al-Qaida leader in Mali killed, Chad claims". The Columbus Dispatch. Retrieved 2021-12-23.
  4. ^ Refugees, United Nations High Commissioner for. "Refworld | Chad kills top Al-Qaeda commander". Refworld. Retrieved 2021-12-23.
  5. ^ Nossiter, Adam (2013-03-02). "Chad Said to Have Killed Mastermind of Algerian Attack". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2021-12-23.
  6. ^ "Poachers massacre 89 elephants in Chad". Retrieved 2021-12-23.
  7. ^ "Mali crisis: Chad's Idriss Deby announces troop pullout". BBC News. 2013-04-15. Retrieved 2021-12-23.
  8. ^ Bamako, Associated Press in (2013-04-15). "Chad pulls its troops from Mali". the Guardian. Retrieved 2021-12-23.
  9. ^ Welle (, Deutsche. "Chad begins withdrawing troops from Mali | DW | 15.04.2013". DW.COM. Retrieved 2021-12-23.
  10. ^ "Chad: N'Djamena deaths as 'coup' foiled". BBC News. 2013-05-02. Retrieved 2021-12-23.
  11. ^ Refugees, United Nations High Commissioner for. "UNHCR completes relocation of thousands of Darfur refugees to Chad camp". UNHCR. Retrieved 2021-12-23.
  12. ^ "Authorities nab ringleader of poachers who killed 89 elephants in Chad". Mongabay Environmental News. 2013-06-27. Retrieved 2021-12-23.
  13. ^ "Senegal charges ex-Chad leader with crimes against humanity". Reuters. 2013-07-02. Retrieved 2021-12-23.
  14. ^ "Chad Targets Universal Mosquito Net Coverage with Global Fund Grant". Retrieved 2021-12-23.
  15. ^ "Chad: Habré's Government Committed Systematic Atrocities". Human Rights Watch. 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2021-12-23.
  16. ^ "UNAMID's Head meets President of Chad to garner regional support for Darfur peace process - Sudan". ReliefWeb. Retrieved 2021-12-23.
  17. ^ "Chad: Habré's Government Committed Systematic Atrocities". Human Rights Watch. 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2021-12-23.

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