Cameroon – Killing of a Humanitarian Aid Worker (DG ECHO, OCHA) (ECHO Daily Flash of 10 August 2020)

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On Friday 7 August, a humanitarian aid worker was murdered in the North West Region of Cameroon after reportedly being abducted from his home. He was working for a local humanitarian organisation providing food assistance for affected and displaced persons.

This incident followed the killing of a MSF community volunteer in the South West region of Cameroon in early July. In the crisis-affected North West South West Regions of Cameroon, over 680,000 internally displaced persons are in need of emergency assistance.