NWSW Cameroon Protection Cluster Report #5 Forced displacement following attack on Egbekaw village (Mamfe Central Subdivision/Manyu Division/Southwest Region)


On Monday 06 November around 03:30 AM, suspected NSAG members attacked members of the “Boki” community living in Egbekaw village. Over 15 houses were burnt during the attack, leaving around 20 people injured and at least 50 deaths. 

The main Protection Risks identified by the Protection Cluster team through the Multi-Cluster/Sector Initial Rapid Assessment (MIRA) exercise of 10-11 November 2023 included: Physical Safety and Security; Shelter and Housing; Psychological and Emotional Well-being; Civil Documentation; Gender-Based Violence; Child protection. The population groups most vulnerable are those with no civil documentation, women at risk and persons living disabilities.