Cameroon — Return Intention Survey Round 16 (13—23 November 2018)
Within the context of the sixteenth round of Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) assessments in the Far North Region of Cameroon, a Return Intention Survey (RIS) was conducted with IDPs, Out of Camp Refugees and Returnees. The survey took place between 13-23 November 2018 in 558 locations amidst the region's six department. 3,038 households were interviewed in the course of the survey. 74% of IDPs and Out of Camp Refugees indicated they did not wish to leave their current location, while 23% wished to return to their location of origin and 3% expressed the wish to leave for a different location. Surveyed households mentioned four primary conditions required for them to return: a guarantee of the presence of security forces in the area of origin (71%); provision of humanitarian assistance in the location of origin (30%); improved access to basic services (31%); and the rehabilitation of damaged homes (27%).