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Cameroon + 1 other
UNICEF Cameroon Humanitarian Situation Report End of Year 2013

Highlights

 Global nutrition response: In 2013, a total of 56,049 children with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) out of 57,616 estimated (97%) were treated by qualified staff using nutritional inputs and drugs as per national protocol in the Far North and North regions.

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Cameroon + 2 others
UNICEF Cameroon Monthly Humanitarian Situation Report, 25th November 2013

Highlights

· Flash Floods in 2013: In response to the floods in Far North region on 18th and 26th September 2013, UNICEF is supporting 2,344 Internally Displaced People (IDPs) relocated to the two new sites at Begue Palam by establishing a Health Post with essential drugs, including anti-malaria and rapid diagnostic tests. Under the partnership signed with the Cameroon Red Cross, 40 holes have been dug for the construction of latrines.

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Cameroon + 2 others
Humanitarian Implementation Plan (HIP) Cameroon (ECHO/WWD/BUD/2014/01000) Last update: 15/10/2013 Version: 1 [EN/FR]

The activities proposed hereafter are still subject to the adoption of the financing decision
ECHO/WWD/BUD/2014/01000

AMOUNT: EUR 2 000 000

  1. CONTEXT

Cameroon is a large,diversified and growing country with a population of 20 549 221 bordered by Nigeria, Chad, Central African Republic1, Republic of the Congo, Gabon and Equatorial Guinea. Cameroon's coastline lies on the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean. 60% of the territory is dominated by sub-tropical conditions while 40% falls in the semi-arid Sahel belt.

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Cameroon + 2 others
Humanitarian Implementation Plan (HIP) Cameroon (ECHO/CMR/BUD/2014/91000) Last update: 15/10/2013 Version: 1

  1. CONTEXT

Cameroon is a large,diversified and growing country with a population of 20 549 221 bordered by Nigeria, Chad, Central African Republic , Republic of the Congo, Gabon and Equatorial Guinea. Cameroon's coastline lies on the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean. 60% of the territory is dominated by sub-tropical conditions while 40% falls in the semi-arid Sahel belt.

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Cameroon + 1 other
UNICEF Cameroon Monthly Humanitarian Situation Report 23rd September 2013

Highlights

  • With the on-going crisis in north-eastern Nigeria's Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe States, since June 10th significant number of refugees have come in through the South eastern part of Far North Region; UN and its partners are supporting the Government in providing early interventions to mitigate the impact of the crisis on refugees constituted mostly of women and children.

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Cameroon + 1 other
UNICEF Cameroon Monthly Humanitarian Situation Report 27 August 2013

Highlights

 With the on-going crisis in north-eastern Nigeria's Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe States, since June 10th significant number of refugees have come in through the South eastern part of Far North Region; UN and its partners are supporting the Government in providing early interventions to mitigate the impact of the crisis on refugees constituted mostly of women and children.

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Cameroon + 1 other
Cameroon, Nigeria cooperate on flood prevention plan

As this year’s rainy season gathers momentum, authorities fear a repeat of the 2012 crisis when waterways burst their banks and devastated entire villages, killing some 180 people.

Reuters - AlertNet:



For more humanitarian news and analysis, please visit www.trust.org/alertnet

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Regional Strategy Mid-Year Review 2013

Over 11 million people across the region continue to live in food insecurity. Five million children under five and pregnant or lactating women remain at risk of acute malnutrition.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Cameroon Floods (MDRCM014): 6-months summary update

Period covered by this Ops Update: September 2012 to March 2013 (initial six-months of the operation).

Appeal target (current): CHF 1,552,349.

Appeal coverage: 64% (of the current budget) and 71% (of the revised budget)

Appeal history:

· This Emergency Appeal was initially launched on 28 September 2012 for CHF 1,637,314 for 12 months to assist 25,000 beneficiaries.

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Cameroon + 1 other
UNICEF Cameroon Situation Report - 25 June 2013

Highlights

  • With the serious deterioration of the security situation in Borno State (Nigeria), a significant influx of refugees has entered Cameroon’s Far North Region since June 10th. As the pre-registration process is on-going, approximately 2,000 people so far, mainly women and children, have been registered by UNHCR as of June 24th in the Cameroonian border village of Zelevet More refugees are expected to be registered over the next coming days and probably weeks. Recent arrivals are also reported in nearby villages.

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Nigeria + 7 others
Preparing for floods in West Africa

Report
IRIN

DAKAR/NIAMEY, 13 June 2013 (IRIN) - West African and Sahel countries are setting up measures to minimize flood damage as the annual rainy season approaches. The African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD) in a seasonal weather outlook says near-average or above-average rainfall is likely over the western Sahel, which stretches across Mauritania, Senegal and western and central Niger.

IRIN:

A selection of IRIN reports are posted on ReliefWeb. Find more IRIN news and analysis at http://www.irinnews.org

Une sélection d'articles d'IRIN sont publiés sur ReliefWeb. Trouvez d'autres articles et analyses d'IRIN sur http://www.irinnews.org

This article does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations or its agencies. Refer to the IRIN copyright page for conditions of use.

Cet article ne reflète pas nécessairement les vues des Nations Unies. Voir IRIN droits d'auteur pour les conditions d'utilisation.

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World Bank to Help Cameroon Recover from Major Floods and Resume Rice Production

Report
World Bank

The World Bank approved a US$108 million grant to rehabilitate damaged water infrastructure and improve disaster-preparedness in the Far North Region.

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La Banque mondiale aide le Cameroun à se remettre d’inondations dévastatrices et à relancer la production de riz

Report
World Bank

WASHINGTON, le 11 juin 2013 - Le Conseil des administrateurs de la Banque mondiale a aujourd’hui approuvé une subvention de l’IDA* de 108 millions de dollars dans le but de soutenir les efforts du gouvernement camerounais visant à remettre en état les digues, les barrages et les systèmes d’irrigation, ainsi qu’à améliorer la préparation aux catastrophes dans la région de l’Extrême-Nord du Cameroun.

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Cameroon + 1 other
UNICEF Cameroon Situation Report - 27 May 2013

Highlights

 The Health and Nutrition week (SASNIM) was organized in the 10 regions from 26 to 30 April; 1,152,045 children aged 6-59 months received vitamin A and 1,349,937 children aged 12-59 months were dewormed in the Far North and North region. 1,727,391 (101%) children under 5 received Polio drops (OPV), and 38,790 pregnant women received Intermittent Preventive treatment (IPT).

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GIEWS Country Brief: Cameroon 17-April-2013

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Planting of the main season maize crop is well underway

  • Stable inflation rates forecast for 2013

  • Chronic food insecurity in northern parts of the country due to recurrent climatic shocks

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World + 36 others
Global emergency overview snapshot, 25 March - 02 April 2013

The Global Overview collates information from a wide range of sources and displays this information in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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UNICEF Cameroon Situation Report January 28th, 2012 – February 28th, 2013

Highlights

  • An EU and ECHO joint delegation undertook a 5 day mission to the Far North region and, along with UNICEF/French Red Cross, conducted a joint evaluation of the nutrition response to the Sahel crisis in 2012.

  • Security concerns have been elevated after the reported kidnapping of Seven French Nationals from the Far North region.

  • SMT has updated the security plans for North since the kidnappings, which has been raised to Level 2 low.