Crisis Severity The severity score from 1 to 5 is based on 31 indicators aggregated into 3 pillars (impact, conditions, and complexity)2.90 Very lowVery high 5
Impact This measures the impact of the crisis itself, in terms of the scope of its geographical, and human effects.2.50 Very lowVery high 5
Humanitarian Conditions This measures the conditions and status of the people affected, including info about the distribution of severity.2.90 Very lowVery high 5
Complexity This measures the complexity of the crisis, in terms of factors that affect its mitigation or resolution.3.10 Very lowVery high 5
Access Constraints This measures the level of humanitarian access constraints.2.0No constraintsExtreme constraints
Cameroon hosts the largest refugee population from CAR, of over 353,000 refugees, who are mainly located in the East, Adamaoua and Nord regions.?Many have been displaced for several years, including 45,000 people who have been in Cameroon for more than 10 years. Over 70% of CAR refugees are staying with host communities, putting significant pressure on already limited resources and services. Tensions between refugees and the host community for access to drinking water, fields, and social services such as education and health are reported.?The CAR refugees are dependent on humanitarian assistance, with education, health, food, WASH, protection, shelter and livelihood opportunities reported as priority needs.?
As at 26 February 2020, an additional 6,600 CAR refugees had arrived in Cameroon, fleeing an outbreak of violence related to the 27 December elections. 4,900 have settled in and around Garoua-Boulaï. ?
No significant recent humanitarian developments. This crisis is being monitored by our analysis team.