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Cameroon: North-West and South-West Crisis, Situation Report N°19 as of 31 May 2020

• An estimated 83,557 pupils and students are eligible to sit for end of cycle exams in 2020.
• 16 out of the 37 health districts in the North-West and South-West (NWSW) have confirmed cases of COVID-19.
• A cholera outbreak is reported in Tiko and Limbe health districts in the South West.
• UNICEF supported the establishment of ten in-patient facilities in NWSW for the management of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) cases with complications.
• UNHCR and partner have acquired land to build temporal IDP shelter in some locations in the SW.
• OCHA and UNICEF supported a joint cluster led training of 81 front-line NGO staff on transmission, signs, symptoms and prevention of COVID-19 in the NW Region.
• IRC constructed 5 boreholes, rehabilitated 20 water distribution systems and constructed 18 tank bases and tap stands, resulting in an 82.4% increase in water supply coverage compared to April.

Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
29 Jun 2020
Document type: 
Situation Report
Theme(s): 
COVID-19
Coordination hub(s): 
Bamenda Coordination Hub
Buea Coordination Hub
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Cameroon: North West and South West Crisis 2016-2020