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Cameroon: North-West and South-West Crisis, Situation Report N°18 as of 30 April 2020

• All clusters have developed COVID-19 response guidelines and agreed on how lifesaving interventions can continue as safely as possible.
• 4,864 conflict affected children in informal learning centres continue learning through distance education.
• Food Security Cluster observed over a 90% decrease in persons reached compared to the month of March due to COVID-19 interruptions.
• 90 frontline humanitarian actors and 200 Red Cross volunteers were trained on COVID-19 transmission and prevention in the South West (SW) region. A similar exercise is planned for the North West (NW) region in the coming weeks.
• 7,483 beneficiaries received essential healthcare services through mobile clinics in April 2020
• A 6 months supply of nutritional commodities and essential medicines have been prepositioned in Buea/Bamenda and are being dispatched to health facilities.
• 1.064 vulnerable children, including unaccompanied and separated Children were supported and followed-up through case management services in April 2020.
• 63% (41/65) of subdivisions in the NWSW do not have psychosocial
support services for GBV survivors and 85% of sub-divisions have no GBV case management services. 55% of 55 assessed health facilities in the NWSW regions do not have post rape kits.

Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
27 May 2020
Document type: 
Situation Report
Theme(s): 
COVID-19
Inter-Cluster Coordination
Coordination hub(s): 
Bamenda Coordination Hub
Buea Coordination Hub