Cameroon

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Humanitarian Situation

OCHA - Situation Report - Highlights ()

  • North-West and South West situation report (1-28 February 2021 )
  • 377 Gender Based Violence (GBV) incidents were reported in the two regions.
  • 16,383 infants and pregnant women received routine vaccines they had previously missed.
  • 245,300 people in the North-West and South-West (NWSW) regions benefited from food assistance as well as agriculture and livelihood activities.
  • COVID-19 is negatively impacting education with an increase of positive cases among teachers and students.
Source: OCHA
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  • People in Need

    4,400,000 10% increase since 1 Dec 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    3,000,000 25% increase since 1 Dec 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    3,200,000 45% increase since 3 Dec 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Cameroon

    446,792 No change since 28 Feb 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • Refugee & Asylum-Seeker Arrivals in Cameroon (per year)

    4,238 81% decrease since 31 Dec 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees in Cameroon

    320,970 No change since 28 Feb 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees in Cameroon due to Election-related Violence (since Dec 2020)

    6,692 No change since 12 Mar 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees Repatriated from Cameroon (cumulative)

    5,498 12% increase since 9 Dec 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Nigerian Refugees in Cameroon

    115,695 2% decrease since 28 Feb 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • Cameroonian Refugees in Nigeria

    63,200 1% decrease since 31 Dec 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • IDPs in North-West & South-West Regions

    705,800 No change since 31 Jan 2021

    Source: OCHA
  • IDPs

    1,032,942 No change since 28 Feb 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • Returnees

    465,757 No change since 28 Feb 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • IDPs in Far North

    321,886 8% increase since 6 Dec 2019

    Source: IOM
  • Returnees in Far North

    123,489 6% increase since 6 Dec 2019

    Source: IOM
  • Refugees in Far North

    114,324 No change since 31 Jul 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Out-of-camp Refugees in Far North

    48,769 3% increase since 6 Dec 2019

    Source: IOM
  • Severely Malnourished Children in Lake Chad Basin Crisis Area

    50,000 No change since 16 Sep 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • People at Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC phase 3+) in the Lake Chad Basin Crisis Area

    690,000 8% increase since 16 Sep 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • Schools Closed due to Insecurity

    5,648 25% increase since 30 Jun 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • People Assisted with WFP Food Assistance (per month)

    537,816 15% increase since 31 Jul 2020

    Source: WFP
  • New Displacements by Conflict & Violence (per year)

    67,000 85% decrease since 31 Dec 2018

    Source: IDMC
  • New Displacements by Disasters (per year)

    24,000

    Source: IDMC

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