The Government of Cameroon has unveiled an emergency humanitarian assistant plan to assist victims of the crisis rocking the two English-speaking regions of the country.
The plan unveiled on Wednesday by Prime Minister Philemon Yang is estimated at twelve billion, seven hundred and sixteen million, five hundred thousand francs CFA.
The humanitarian plan will be financed through the State budget, national solidarity (fundraising) and the contribution of international partners, the Government of Cameroon said in a 23-page report.
In a 24-page report produced by the Government of Cameroon on the humanitarian situation and how to bring aid to the refugees and internally displaced persons, 10,191, 000, 000 (ten billion one hundred and ninety-one million) will be used for emergency actions in the first three months.
Some of the emergency actions will consist of providing essential equipment, food items, shelter, water, hygiene and sanitation, enhanced security, rehabilitation of basic social amenities, reconstruction of the economic fabric, protection and planning of development actions geared at relieved the affected population.
According to the report, the plan essentially seeks to provide the affected persons with emergency humanitarian assistance, ensure the socio-economic rein- tegration of affected persons, promote social cohesion and living-together as well as rehabilitate damaged infrastructure.
The report details government’s actions to be taken in the sectors of health, agriculture and education to ensure the affected communities are fully integrated while visits will also be carried out to refugees in Nigeria.
In the report, the Government states that 74, 966 with 66, 412 in the South West region and 8, 554 in the North West region.
An ad-hoc Committee under the authority of the Ministry of Territorial Administration, in collaboration with the Ministry of External Relations, will be responsible for coordinating the humanitarian response in the North West and South West regions, the document revealed.