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CAMEROON: North-West and South-West Situation Report No.29

  • In March 2021, over 1,427 people were forced to flee their homes seeking shelter and safety in nearby bushes, villages, and towns because of violence in the North-West and South-West (NWSW) regions.
  • 369 Gender Based Violence (GBV) incidents were reported in the two regions.
  • According to the Cadre Harmonisé analysis of March 2021, 1.15 million people are estimated to be severely food insecure in the two regions.
  • 336,417 people benefited from food assistance as well as agriculture and livelihood activities, the highest monthly number of beneficiaries reached since the beginning of the crisis.
  • 149,564 individuals were vaccinated against cholera.
  • 2,111 infants and pregnant women received routine vaccines they had previously missed.
  • 42 children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) were referred for appropriate treatment.
  • 105 unaccompanied and seperated children were identified and placed in alternative care arrangements pending family tracing and reunification.  
Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Cluster(s)/Sector(s): 
Original Publication Date: 
26 Apr 2021
Document type: 
Situation Report
Coordination hub(s): 
Bamenda Coordination Hub
Buea Coordination Hub
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Cameroon: North West and South West Crisis 2016-2021