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Cameroon: Cameroon: Insecurity and underfunding severely hamper scale-up of humanitarian response

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Cameroon
At least 437,000 people are currently internally displaced in the South-West, North-West and in neighbouring departments due to hostilities between armed groups and security forces. Humanitarian presence and response is gradually increasing in the affected areas, with priority given to the South-West region, which is the epicentre of the displacement crisis with 246,000 internally displaced people. The number of families forced to flee their villages - or the country - in search of safer areas conties to increase, leaving people in dire need of humanitarian and protection assistance. This crisis is taking place against a backdrop of several other humanitarian emergencies affecting 3.3 million people across Cameroon. Read more on OCHA.

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