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Cameroon: North-West and South-West Crisis, Situation Report N°24 as of 31 October 2020

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The month of October experienced the deadliest and most violent attacks on education since the beginning of the crisis in 2017, with at least eight school children killed and 12 injured in an attack in Kumba on 24 October.
  • 291,813 people benefitted from food assistance during October.
  • 71,731 new learners in the North-West and South-West (NWSW) regions were provided access to learning.
  • 669 Gender Based Violence (GBV) incidents were reported in the two regions. 
  • A trauma surgeon and one trauma kit were deployed to both the Bamenda regional hospital and the Kumba district hospital.
  • 1,830 children were treated for acute respiratory tract infections.
Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
07 Dec 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