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Cameroon: North-West and South-West - Situation Report No. 34 (As of 31 August 2021)

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This report is produced by OCHA Cameroon in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 1 to 31 August 2021. The next report will be issued in October 2021.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 40,000 people were denied food assistance due to insecurity and roadblocks in the North-West and the South-West regions.

  • Four attacks on health facilities were reported including abductions of staff, obstruction of health services, and seizure of assets.

  • Doctors Without Borders (MSF) organization downsized its team in the North-West after the government had suspended its activities in December 2020.

  • Measles’ outbreak reported in Nwa health district in the North-West. Limited resources, geographical and security challenges hinder adequate response to the outbreak.

  • Three children lost their lives and two others were injured in crossfire in three separate incidents in the North-West and South-West.

  • 28 per cent of survivors of Gender-Based Violence are children.

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