Protection Cluster Key Updates - NWSW Cameroon July 2023 - February 2024


In Cameroon’s North-West and South-West regions, the displaced population continue to face violations and abuses of their human rights from all parties to the crisis. The general security situation in the Northwest and Southwest regions deteriorated further in 2023, compared to 2022. The months of July to November 2023 witnessed a drastic spike in civilian casualties; with close to 100 civilians killed. 50 persons were killed in one single attack in Egbekaw in the Southwest region on 6th November, scores were injured, 15 houses burnt and over 400 persons displaced.