Cameroon — Displacement Report 2 (February 2016)

Contact
DTM Cameroon, DTMCameroon@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Cameroon
Period Covered
Feb 16 2016
Feb 23 2016
Activity
  • Mobility Tracking
  • Baseline Assessment

Summary

The population identified by the DTM in February 2016 in the Far North region of Cameroon included 169,970 internally displaced persons (31,233 households), 8,108 unregistered refugees (1,639 households) and 35,434 returnees (7,030 households). 82% of the displaced population was displaced by the insurgency and 18% by flooding and other natural disasters. 16% of the current displaced population was displaced in 2016, 39% in 2015, 33% in 2014 and 11% before 2014. An estimated 70% of the displaced population lives in host communities while 10% live in spontaneous settlements, 10% in rented housing, 7% in collective centers, and 3% in open-air spaces.