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24 May 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Within the Lake Chad Basin crisis, Cameroon is the second country most affected by displacement after Nigeria. In the last month an increase of 20,000 IDPs in the Far North has been reported bringing the number to 190,591 people.

  • Since the beginning of 2016, 1,361 refugee children under 5 and 9,952 Cameroonian children <5 with SAM have been admitted to therapeutic care.

24 May 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Within the Lake Chad Basin crisis, Cameroon is the second country most affected by displacement after Nigeria. In the last month an increase of 20,000 IDPs in the Far North has been reported bringing the number to 190,591 people.

  • Since the beginning of 2016, 1,361 refugee children under 5 and 9,952 Cameroonian children <5 with SAM have been admitted to therapeutic care.

24 May 2016 description

Regional Security Meeting in Abuja and UNHCR-World Bank Lake Chad Basin Displacement Workshop

24 May 2016 description

Depuis 2008, Chateaud'eau soutient SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL en reversant un euro à notre association pour chaque nouvelle installation de fontaine à eau bonbonne auprès de ses clients. Depuis son inauguration, ce dispositif a déjà permis à notre ONG de récolter plusieurs milliers d'euros.

Cette année, le don reversé par Chateaud'eau suite à ses ventes a permis de fournir de l’eau potable à 875 réfugiés centrafricains dans le camp de Gado au Cameroun.

24 May 2016 description

Return of Nigerian Refugees

The Cameroonian government has identified over 67,000 Nigerians who returned from Northern Cameroon mainly at the Fotokol border to Gamboru Ngala, Borno from January through April 2016. As of 26 April 2016, UNHCR has registered 22,092 Nigerians who have returned from Cameroon to Adamawa, many under conditions falling short of international legal obligations. In Borno, UNHCR is preparing to put in place registration systems to respond to the return of Nigerian refugees from Cameroon.

23 May 2016 description

I am delighted to join this important meeting on countering radicalization, recovering from crisis, and fostering stability in the Sahel.

Acting to thwart radicalization and violent extremism is essential for countries to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), meet their full development potential, and reduce the need for future humanitarian interventions.

22 May 2016 description
report Voice of America

Moki Edwin Kindzeka

ZAMAI, CAMEROON—Cameroonian Yeguie Issa says he has not seen his only brother since they were contacted a year ago by visitors to their village and were offered $500 per month to join Boko Haram.

Issa, 29, did not accept the offer and now takes care of his poultry farm in Cameroon's Zamai village, near the northern town of Mokollo. He got started with the help of chickens provided by the government and farming advice from U.N. staff.

21 May 2016 description

Depuis le début de l’année 2016, 5.369 personnes (soit 290 en moyenne par semaine) ont été enregistrés au camp de Minawao.

Au 13 Mai 2016, la population totale de réfugiés s’élève à 56.805 personnes. 60,91% de la population totale du camp à moins de 18 ans, les femmes représentent 53,29%de la population totale du camp.

Avec une augmentation continuelle de la population du camps de Minawao, la capacité d’accueil du camp a atteint ses limites et crée de nouveaux besoins

20 May 2016 description
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The Lake Chad Basin is today’s Africa’s fastest growing displacement crisis with approximately 2.6 million people displaced as a result of Boko Haram related violence. The region is also experiencing acute humanitarian challenges with approximately 9.2 million people in need of urgent assistance.

19 May 2016 description
report UN Population Fund

Date: 05/05/2016

Maroua, Cameroon- Raissa Djouma graduated from Garoua midwifery school in 2014. She is among the first cohort of 183 midwives trained in one of the 10 newly created midwifery schools. In 2011, with support from UNFPA and GIZ, the Cameroonian Government reinstated midwifery training after it had been stopped in 1987 due to financial constraints.

19 May 2016 description

A total of 2.6 million people have been displaced in the northern parts of Nigeria mostly due to Boko Haram conflict and communal clashes. ninety two per cent of the population are internally displaced while eight per cent are refugees sheltering in neighbouring countries of Cameroon, Chad and Niger .

19 May 2016 description

Durant l’enquête du HCR menée dans les camps de Minawao au Cameroun, les personnes interrogées ont exprimé leur inquiétude sur les conditions dans leurs villes et villages de retour.

Par: Leo Dobbs, ed. Tim Gaynor | 13 mai 2016

YAOUNDÉ, Cameroun, 13 mai (HCR) - Plus des trois quarts (76 pour cent) des dizaines de milliers de réfugiés nigérians qui se trouvent au nord du Cameroun veulent rentrer chez eux car la situation sécuritaire s’améliore dans les régions du nord-est du Nigéria, annonce une enquête menée par le HCR, l’Agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés.