Cameroon

The ICRC's Yaoundé delegation promotes international humanitarian law, helps people displaced by violence, restores family links, visits detainees and fosters the development of the region's National Societies.

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In numbers

Our action in Cameroon, from January to June 2021:

  • 120,000 kg of food supplies
    2,000 households received 120,000 kg of food supplies
  • 2,000 weapon bearers
    2,000 soldiers, gendarmes, and police officers were trained in International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law
  • 11,000 detainees
    11,000 detainees in 5 detention centers received 2,700 kg de soap
  • 7,200 people
    7,200 people have benefited from better access to drinking water
  • 440,000,000 CFA francs
    6,800 households benefited from 440,000,000 francs CFA in cash to strengthen their economic security
  • 67,000 patients
    67,000 patients received care in ICRC-supported health care facilities
  • 54,500 bar soaps
    We distributed 54,500 soaps and 5,000 face masks as part of the Covid-19 response
  • 420 family members
    420 family members of missing persons received support in the field of mental health and psychosocial support