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Cameroon: North-West and South-West Crisis, Situation Report N°8 as of 30 June 2019

HIGHLIGHTS Insecurity has forced more than 530,000 people to flee their homes sincethe conflict erupted in late 2016. Continuous armed clashes, civilian casualties and the burning of houses, hospitals and other infrastructurescontinue to cause further displacements. The humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate as incidents of violentconflict, abductions and widespread violations of international humanitarianlaw are becoming increasingly prevalent. WFP, INGOs and local NGOs distributed food items to 112,962beneficiaries comprising of IDPs and members of host communities in bothregions. In the North West (NW) 32,571 persons were assisted while80,391 were assisted from the South West (SW). As of the end of June, WHO supported community-based surveillanceactivities in the SW have ended due to lack of funding. There are nosurveillance activities taking place in the NW. The risk of an outbreak ofpreventable diseases in the NWSW is high. 841 protection incidents were identified and recorded in June only, anincrease of 31.2%, compared to the previous month. 1,630 children had access to psychosocial support in Child FriendlySpaces. 92 new gender-based violence (GBV) cases were reported by GBV Sub-Cluster partners. 30,420 individuals were supported directly with WASH activities.

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