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13 Nov 2018 description

Key trends in Africa in the week of November 4th include the continued violence against civilians in Cameroon, the deadliest attack in Mogadishu of 2018 and the escalation of political violence in Guinea. Other relevant developments spanned the DRC, Chad, Niger and Madagascar.

25 Sep 2018 description

Ce dashboard donne un aperçu de la situation dans la Région de l’Extrême-Nord du Cameroun, où l’insécurité liée aux violences de groupes extrémistes armés, et dans une moindre mesure les phénomènes climatiques ont donné lieu à d’importants mouvements de population. Les informations présentées dans ce rapport ont été recueillies auprès de personnes déplacées entre le 13 et le 26 juin 2018, avec l’accord et le soutien des autorités locales. La population déplacée est estimée à 359 222 individus : 227 581 personnes déplacées internes (PDI), 39 403 réfugiés hors camp et 92 238 retournés.

18 Sep 2018 description

Dakar – In August 2018 IOM, the UN Migration Agency, conducted the first climate data collection and tracking exercise in the four countries around the Lake Chad Basin – Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria – to gather baseline data on the nexus between climate change, conflict, migration and livelihoods.

Throughout the region, 3,685 households and 475 key informants were interviewed in locations selected based on their proximity to the Lake and their experience of climate events and conflict.

11 Sep 2018 description

(September 10, 2018 – New York) The Republic of Cameroon has announced its endorsement of the Safe Schools Declaration, said the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) today. Cameroon is the 81st country worldwide and the 22nd African Union member to join this international political agreement to protect education during armed conflict.

05 Sep 2018 description

In Numbers

2,300 mt of food assistance distributed

US$454,670 cash-based transfers made

US$2.8 m six months (July-December 2018) net funding requirements

322,200 people assisted in July 2018

Operational Updates

31 Jul 2018 description

CAMEROUN

LE CHOLÉRA SE PROPAGE DANS LES RÉGIONS DU NORD ET DU CENTRE

Le 23 juillet, les deux régions camerounaises du Nord et du Centre ont été déclarées touchées par l'épidémie de choléra qui a éclaté en mai dernier.

27 Jul 2018 description

In Numbers

  • 1,947.6 mt of food assistance distributed
  • US$687,603 of cash-based transfers made
  • US$7.2 m six months (July-December 2018) net funding requirements.
  • 254,243 people assisted in June 2018

Operational Updates

04 Jul 2018 description

Operational Context

Forty percent of Cameroon’s 23.7 million people live below the poverty line and human development indicators remain low. Poverty has a strong regional dimension concentrated in the Far North, North, Adamaoua and East regions.

In Cameroon’s northern regions situated in the Sahelian band, communities are the most deprived as a result of years of successive natural disasters and below average harvests with little means to resist the continuous cycle of shocks and stresses.

01 Jun 2018 description

Two loan agreements totaling €44.51 million were signed on Thursday, May 24 in Busan, Korea, by Alamine Ousmane Mey, Cameroon’s Minister of Economy, Planning and Regional Development, and Ousmane Doré, Director General for the African Development Bank Central Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office.

18 May 2018 description

Operational Updates

• In April, 75 percent of food rations were distributed to 74,889 C.A.R. refugees in camps in the East,
Adamaoua and North regions through in-kind and cash based transfers modalities. Various food commodities were distributed to 35,211 refugees while 39,678 beneficiaries received the equivalent of their food ration in cash.

23 Apr 2018 description

Operational Context

Forty percent of Cameroon’s 23.7 million people live below the poverty line and human development indicators remain low. Poverty has a strong regional dimension concentrated in the Far North, North, Adamaoua and East regions.
In Cameroon’s northern regions situated in the Sahelian band, communities are the most deprived as a result of years of successive natural disasters and below average harvests with little means to resist the continuous cycle of shocks and stresses.