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

Situation Report
Originally published


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