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10 Apr 2019 description
report Human Rights Watch

Investigate Murders of Civilians, Violence in and around Health Centers

(Nairobi) – Cameroonian soldiers, gendarmes, and members of the Rapid Intervention Brigade (BIR) carried out a deadly attack on the North-West region village of Meluf on April 4, 2019. Government forces killed five civilian men, including one with a mental disability, and wounded one woman. Three of the bodies were later found mutilated, including one that had been decapitated.

10 Apr 2019 description
report Voice of America

Moki Edwin Kindzeka

MAKARY, NORTHERN CAMEROON — Cameroon says at least 40,000 Nigerians who fled across the border for fear of election-related violence have returned home and another 20,000 are soon to follow.

Cameroon troops whistle to indicate it is time for departure as about 3,000 Nigerians prepare to return to the village of Kukawa in Borno state.

09 Apr 2019 description
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The Global Humanitarian Overview published on 4 December announced funding requirements of $21.9 billion for 21 Humanitarian Response Plans and the Venezuela Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan (RMPP). By the end of February, requirements had reached $22.42 billion and as at 31 March the amount requested had risen to $25.11 billion.

08 Apr 2019 description
report World Bank

Five key questions to be answered

SUMMARY

Robust pandemic preparedness and response is an urgent need necessary to address vulnerability and to prevent, detect and respond to an outbreak in FCV situations. It contributes to universal health security, protecting all people from threats to their health, and should be integrated in broader efforts to strengthen health systems and make them more resilient through multistakeholder coordination.

Q1 WHY Invest in pandemic preparedness in FCV situations?

08 Apr 2019 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 67 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Cyclone Idai in Southern Africa (Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi)

Humanitarian crisis in Cameroon Humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia.

08 Apr 2019 description

KEY MESSAGES:

The concept of Collective Outcomes is often cited as the core transformational aspect that sets aside current policy discussions on the Nexus from past attempts to link relief to development, or bridge the humanitarian-development divide.

The implementation, understanding, and even expectations for what and how collective outcomes should be varies widely in their interpretation and has resulted in COs that are pitched at different levels of specificity, granularity (national/sub-national), and timeframes.

08 Apr 2019 description

Ouvert depuis juillet 2013 pour répondre à l’afflux massif des réfugiés nigérians vers le Cameroun, le camp de Minawao continu de recevoir un nombre journalièrement considérable des nouveaux arrivants.

Du 1 er janvier au 31 mars 2019, plus de 1 779 nouveaux arrivants ont été enregistrés au camp de Minawao.

En date du 31 mars 2019, la population totale du camp s’élève à 57 497 réfugiés nigérians. 61% de la population a moins de 18 ans et les femmes/filles représentent 53% de la population totale du camp.

05 Apr 2019 description

271,990 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon, Chad and Niger due to insurgency (As at 28th February 2019)

2,498,927 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and northeast Nigeria due to insurgency

SECURITY DEVELOPMENTS

05 Apr 2019 description

Over 18,800 people have been displaced in March 2019 in Diffa region as a result of Boko Haram activities and attacks against civilians, adding to the 249,000 people previously displaced by the conflict, including 104,300 IDPs, 25,700 returnees and 118,900 refugees from Nigeria (UNHCR 26/03/2019, OCHA 04/04/2019).