In Bamenda, north-west Cameroon, the ICRC is helping people displaced by armed conflict in the big Babanki area with donations of essential household items and foodstuffs. ICRC

Cameroon: facts and figures from January to June 2023

Based in Yaounde since 1992, the ICRC's regional delegation for Central Africa covers Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome and Principe and Cameroon.
Article 26 September 2023 Cameroon

In Cameroon, the ICRC deploys protection and assistance programs for people and communities afected by the consequences of armed conflict and violence in the Far North, North-West and South-West regions, often in collaboration with the Cameroon Red Cross (CRC), its privileged operational partner.

26 298 children
under five were vaccinated. 987 patients from ICRC-supported health centers were referred to hospitals for secondary care.
81 376 patients
including 33,394 children under 5, received health care in 12 ICRC- supported health centers.
35 857 people
benefited from improved access to drinking water in urban and rural areas in the Far North and South-West Regions.
340 645 tons of food
consisting of rice, oil, salt and beans have been distributed to 2’619 households making 15’714 people, as part of food ration assistance in Maltam, Kolofata, Blangoua and Kouyapé (Far North).

1044 people
community leaders, civil and religious authorities, members of civil society, women and youth associations as well as members of communities affected by armed violence have been sensitized on the ICRC's mandate in the Far North, South-West and North-West.

To find out more about our work in Cameroon from January to June 2023, click here.