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Cameroon’s Humanitarian Assistance Plan: Ad hoc committee ordered to begin work

Cameroon's Head of State, Paul Biya, has instructed the Ad Hoc Committee of the emergency humanitarian assistance plan to start implementing…

Cameroon’s Head of State, Paul Biya, has instructed the Ad Hoc Committee of the emergency humanitarian assistance plan to start implementing the plan immediately.

President Biya’s instructions was relayed to Ministers and officials of technical ministries by the Minister of Territorial Administration, Paul Atanga Nji. Minister Atanga Nji also told the press that the Head of State has instructed that the plan be immediately put in place on the field.

According to documents made available to the Ad Hoc Committee members, three levels have been identified for the execution of the humanitarian plan. At the national level, there is the Ad Hoc Committee  chaired by the Minister of Territorial Administration and its members are cabinet ministers. The second is the regional level chaired by the Governors of the North West and South West Regions with members being Senior Divisional Officers  and Subdivisional Officers of the affected administrative units. While the third is the local structures to be coordinated by competent authorities. The members include the military and some councils, Cameroon Red Cross, Catholic Church authorities in Manyu, Meme and Mezam Divisions, other religious authorities with recognised potentials and local associations.

Meantime, it was revealed that the Minister of Communication, Issa Tchiroma Bakary   will announce the details o putting in place the Emergency Humanitarian Assistance Plan, in a press conference scheduled this Thursday, July 5, 2018.

 

 

 

 

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