Cameroon — Displacement Report 3 (April 2016)

Contact
DTM Cameroon, DTMCameroon@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Cameroon
Period Covered
Apr 11 2016
Apr 20 2017
Activity
  • Mobility Tracking
  • Baseline Assessment

Summary

DTM identified 190,591 internally displaced persons (34,221 households), 8,251 unregistered refugees (1,650 households) and 39,833 returnees (7,828 households). 83% of the displaced population was displaced by the insurgency and 17% by flooding and other natural disasters. 12% of the current IDP and unregistered refugee population was displaced in 2016 (January to April 2016), 45% in 2015, 33% in 2014 and 10% before 2014. An estimated 70% of the displaced household population lives in host communities while 16% live in spontaneous settlements, 10% in rented housing, 3% in collective centers, and 2% in open-air spaces.