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 in 2021

  • 747’000 kg of food supplies
    15’000 households received 747’000 kg of food supplies
  • 3,000 weapon bearers
    3,000 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
  • 75’000 people
    75’000 people have benefited from better access to drinking water
  • 538’400’000 CFA francs
    7'700 households benefited from 538’400’000 francs CFA in cash (about 926’000 USD) to strengthen their economic security
  • 112’600 patients
    112’600 patients received care in ICRC-supported health care facilities
  • 143’400 bar soaps
    We distributed 143’400 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