Cameroon — Displacement Report 4 (August 2016)

Contact
DTM Cameroon, DTMCameroon@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Cameroon
Period Covered
Jul 20 2016
Aug 01 2016
Activity
  • Mobility Tracking
  • Baseline Assessment

Summary

In Northeastern Cameroon, 181,215 internally displaced persons (33,621 households), 14,871 unregistered refugees (2,617 households) and 32,023 returnees (6,188 households) were identified by DTM. 87% of the displaced population was displaced by the insurgency and 13% by flooding and other natural disasters. An estimated 33% of the current population was displaced in 2016 (January to July 2016). The remaining percentage is broken down as follows: 38% in 2015, 21% in 2014 and 8% before 2014. An estimated 59% of the displaced household population lives in host communities while 20% lives in rented housing, 12% in spontaneous settlements, 9% in collective centers, and 1% in open-air spaces.