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UNICEF Cameroon Humanitarian Situation Report No. 7: 01 July 2021


Situation in Numbers

2,288,000 children in need of humanitarian assistance (HRP April 2021)

4,400,000 people in need (HRP April 2021)

410,933 IDPs in the NW/SW regions (UN OCHA, February 2021)

360,547 returnees in the NW/SW regions (UN OCHA August 2020)

341,535 IDPs in the Far-North (IOM, July 2021)


▪ In the North-West/South-West regions the targeting of traditional leaders by Non State Armed Groups (NSAGs) marks a new turn in the form of violence taking place. In July,1,204 people were displaced due to conflict in these two regions.

▪ In the Far-North region, seasonal flooding has left 2,200 people in need of urgent humanitarian assistance.

▪ Despite insecurity in target regions, that has resulted in access constraints with funding shortfalls, UNICEF in Cameroon in July has:

  • Provided, 27,621 conflict-affected people in the North-West/SouthWest (NW/SW) regions with WASH kits.

  • Supported safer spaces for learning In the Far-North region. In September, 15,879 children affected by the Lake Chad Basin crisis will be attending education in a classroom where the teacher has been trained in psychosocial support and/or conflict and disaster risk reduction.

  • In the East and Adamaoua regions, 6,306 women and children were referred to and accessed GBV risk mitigation, prevention, or response interventions