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Cameroon: NWSW_Emergency_Food_Security_Assessment (EFSA) October 2019

Key findings: 

Food security is fragile in both regions and continuous monitoring is needed.
FCS is lower among the host communities than the IDPs in the NW. SW has higher levels of
deteriorated FCS levels.
Expenditure share on food is above 50% for both groups. Therefore, the economic capacity
to face food insecurity shocks is limited.
The prevalence levels of severe acute malnutrition high. Emergency nutrition interventions is
recommended for children 6 59 months of age, pregnant and lactating mothers.
Availability of food items in the market seems to be limited in the SW. Regular market price
monitoring is recommended. Recommended to monitor the minimum the cost of a nutritious
food basket and calorie only diets.

Assessment Report: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Questionnaire: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Data: 
Publicly Available
Operations(s)/Webspace(s): 
Assessment Date(s): 
18 Oct 2019 to 30 Oct 2019
Status: 
Report completed
Population Type(s): 
IDPs
Host communities
Cluster(s)/Sector(s): 
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
World Food Programme
Participating Organization(s): 
World Food Programme
Location(s): 
Nord-Ouest
Cameroon
Other location: 
South-West
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Cameroon: North West and South West Crisis 2016-2020