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Emergency Update: Cameroonian Refugee Situation, Nigeria (1 - 15 October 2018)


117 refugees received cash grant for business start up after completion of their vocational training in Calabar (Cross River state).

On 11th October 2018, the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) in collaboration with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) started a three-month free healthcare project in Adagom settlement (Cross River state).

5,018 Cameroonian refugees received food and non - food items in Adagom and Anyake settlements (Cross River and Benue states).


27,877 Cameroonian refugees registered with Level 1 and Level 2 registration [As of 15th October 2018]

2,999 Cameroonian refugees registered in Anyake settlement, Benue State [as of 15th October 2018]

3,374 Cameroonian refugees registered in Adagom settlement, Cross River State [as of 15th October 2018]

Operational Context

Refugees continued to arrive in Nigeria from Cameroon through unofficial entry points mainly on foot, motorcycles and canoes as official borders remained closed. Around 800 new arrivals were identified by UNHCR in Amana and Utanga (Obanliku Local Government Area, Cross River state) during the reporting period.