Cameroon

Coordination mechanism: Cluster
Year of activation: 2018
NCC: UNICEF
Deputy: SHUMAS
IMO: UNICEF
Coordination arrangement:
Sub-national Cluster for a regional crisis - UNICEF lead

Country Key Contacts

Celine Bernier

Nutrition Specialist cbernier@unicef.org

Sama Paltiel

Nutrition Cluster Co-lead strategichumanitarianservices@gmail.com

Eret Ayamba

NiE Officer eayamba@unicef.org

Annual Review 2023

January to December 2023

Current Challenges
  • Access constraints mainly due movement restrictions imposed by the NSAG (lockdowns) and insecurity

  • Low funding, has affected response capacity. Only 20 per cent of the HRP for nutrition requirement for the NW/SW regions has been funded.
  • Limited capacity of partners (Government and NGOs) on nutrition response in emergencies.
  • Absence of dedicated NCC and IMO
Advocacy, Intersectoral Collaboration and Preparedness
Advocacy Survey
Country Advocacy Strategy developedNo
Link to document 
Advocacy activities included in annual work planNo
Specific WG leading advocacy work establishedNo
Preparedness
Contingency plan or ERP plan developed/updatedNo
Link to document 
Intersectoral Collaboration (ISC)
Intersectoral projects currently under implementationNo
Clusters engaged
 

Key Figures

(million)

Funding

(million)
Number of SAM under-five children in need
(million)
Number of MAM under-five children in need
(million)
Number of children 6-23 months in need of BSFP- Blanket Supplementary Feeding Programme
(million)
Number of children 6-59 months in need of Vitamin A Supplementation
(million)
Number of children 6-59 months in need of Micronutrient Powder Supplementation
(million)
Number of PLW counselled (one-on-one) on IYCF
(million)
Number of moderately acutely malnourished PLW in need Of BSFP
(million)
Number of PW in need of iron/folate supplementation
(million)
Number of moderately acutely malnourished PLW in need
(million)

13

Total Partners

0
NNGOs
0
INGOs
0
UN agencies

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