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12 Feb 2016 description

Depuis le début de l'année, 2.425 personnes ( soit une moyenne de 78 personnes / jour ) ont été enregistrés au camp de Minawao.

Au 31 janvier 2016, la population totale de réfugiés s'élève à 54.806 personnes. 60% de la population totale du camp à moins de 18 ans et les femmes représentent 53%.

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

12 Feb 2016 description

Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) records incidents of explosive violence as they occur around the world. Since 1 October 2010 AOAV has used English-language media sources to capture information on attacks, including on the number of casualties and the weapon type used.

In January 2016, AOAV recorded 3,444 deaths and injuries worldwide as a result of explosive violence, 55% of whom were civilians (1,895 civilian deaths and injuries). Syria continued to be the country with the most incidents and the most deaths and injuries, both civilian and military.

12 Feb 2016 description

Le mercredi 16 décembre 2015, une délégation de Chefs de Missions diplomatiques donateurs dans le domaine humanitaire et des agences des Nations Unies travaillant dans l’humanitaire, a effectué une visite de terrain dans la région de l’Extrême-Nord sous la conduite du Ministre de la Jeunesse et de l’Education Civique (MINJEC), M. Foutsou Mounouna et du Coordonnateur Humanitaire pour le Cameroun, Coordonnateur Résident du Système des Nations Unies et Représentant Résident du PNUD, Mme Najat Rochdi.

12 Feb 2016 description

Highlights

  • The eighth round of the Displacement Tracking Matrix was conducted in January across 13 states, with results to be released at the end of February.

  • Biometric registration continued in Maiduguri, with 35,842 people registered by the end of January.

12 Feb 2016 description

BANGUI, Central African Republic, February 12 (UNHCR) – Tens of thousands of refugees will be taking part in the second round of Central African Republic's (CAR) presidential election this weekend with a large slice of help from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.

12 Feb 2016 description

COUNTRY STRATEGY

WFP responds to challenges in Cameroon through a mix of relief, recovery and development operations. Vital emergency support is provided to refugees from C.A.R and Nigeria, internally displaced persons (IDPs) and vulnerable host populations through two regional emergency operations. WFP is also supporting the Government in the implementation of its development and recovery priorities.
WFP has been present in Cameroon since 1978 as a key player for both development and humanitarian assistance.

Summary of WFP assistance:

12 Feb 2016 description
report World Bank

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • A new action plan aims to empower Lake Chad communities to adapt to the urgent development challenges exacerbated by climate change, and to consolidate Lake Chad’s contribution to regional food security

  • The plan was developed by the Lake Chad Basin Commission and its six member countries, with support from the World Bank and the French Development Agency

10 Feb 2016 description

Yaoundé, Cameroon | AFP | Wednesday 2/10/2016 - 09:35 GMT

At least six civilians were killed and over 30 injured Wednesday in a double suicide attack in Cameroon's northern border region with Nigeria, which is regularly attacked by Boko Haram fighters, security sources said.

The attackers, who were also killed, were both female, said a source.

"Six civilians were killed as well as two suicide bombers who blew themselves up" during a funeral wake in the village of Nguetchewe, a source told AFP, adding that between 30-50 people were injured.

10 Feb 2016 description

Yaoundé, Cameroun | AFP | mercredi 10/02/2016 - 09:12 GMT

Au moins six civils ont été tués et une trentaine blessés mercredi matin dans un double attentat-suicide à Nguetchewe, village de l'extrême-nord du Cameroun, région frontalière du Nigeria régulièrement attaquée par les islamistes de Boko Haram, selon une source sécuritaire.

09 Feb 2016 description
  • There are ten weeks to go until the globally synchronized switch from the trivalent to bivalent oral polio vaccine, an important milestone in achieving a polio-free world. Read more here.

09 Feb 2016 description

Syria: The military offensive in Aleppo governorate has displaced more than 40,000 people since late January, and the number of displaced is reported to be increasing. There is concern that a siege of opposition-held areas of Aleppo city is imminent. An estimated 20,000 newly displaced Syrians are stuck at the Bab al Salam crossing along the Syria–Turkey border, as Turkey has denied them entry into Turkish territory.

09 Feb 2016 description

Terrorist attacks have led to deteriorating humanitarian and security conditions in these regions of the country with thousands of Cameroonians fleeing their homes.

08 Feb 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

Humanitarian Context

• Due to the security situation, humanitarian access to people in need remains highly difficult in the Far North Region and in some areas close to the border with Central Africa Republic. This results in difficulties for UNICEF and humanitarians partners to procure assistance to people in need.