Plan Cameroon has donated material support to refugees in the Northern Region of Cameroon worth over FCFA 670 million according reports. Sources say the items from Plan Cameroon consist of tents, blankets, mosquito nets, soap boxes, tarpaulins; latrine slabs, kitchen utensils etc were handed to beneficiaries last April 22, 2015.
The support from Plan Cameroon made possible thanks to the contribution of AERich Aid. It should be noted that Plan Cameroon has been working at the Minawao refugee camp in the area of education, protection as well as hygiene and sanitation. For example, Plan Cameroon has been building learning spaces for displaced pupils and student given that every child is at the heart of everything Plan Cameroon does in Cameroon.
The Minawao camp it should be recalled was established in the wake of the first refugees fleeing the atrocities of the Islamic sect Boko Haram from Nigeria as well as accommodate the Central African Republic (RCA) conflict. Originally planned to house 18,000 refugees, today an estimated 34,000 refugees are reported to have stormed the camp in six months, and latest statistics show that there are more than 40,000 refugees in the camp.
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