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Cameroon: North-West and South-West Crisis, Situation Report N°23 as of 30 September 2020

SEPTEMBER 2020 HIGHLIGHTS

  • In September 2020 there were reports of attacks on education facilites and personnel, including the kidnapping of students, the burning of schools and the military use of non-operational schools.
  • Human rights organizations reported 11 civilians killed by state security forces in Buea and Bamenda in September 2020.
  • A total of 221,500 individuals were provided with lifesaving food assistance during the reporting period.
  • 32,202 persons received monthly cash transfers in September 2020.
  • 676 Gender Based Violence (GBV) incidents were reported in the two regions.
  • Health cluster partners provided essential health care services to 8,694 people.
  • The Nutrition and Health clusters reported a decrease in activities in September caused by lockdowns and ghost towns.
  • Child Protection reported a decrease of 30 percent in certain child protection response activities due to a lack of funding.
Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
28 Oct 2020
Document type: 
Situation Report
Location(s): 
Nord-Ouest
Sud-Ouest
Theme(s): 
COVID-19
Coordination hub(s): 
Bamenda Coordination Hub
Buea Coordination Hub
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Cameroon: North West and South West Crisis 2016-2021