Mokolo (Cameroon)

Type: City
Name: Mokolo (Cameroon)
Country: Cameroon
Latitude: 10.75
Longitude: 13.81
population: 275,750
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) One killed, houses burnt in Boko Haram attack in Cameroon

(Special for CAFS) One killed, houses burnt in Boko Haram attack in CameroonContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.MAROUA, Cameroon, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- A village chief was killed and a number of houses burnt in an attack suspected to have been carried out by ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 29 2014]
Entities: Cameroon, Boko Haram, Attack
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Nigerians seeking refuge in Cameroon from Boko Haram

Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram violence at home and seeking refuge in Cameroon border towns are still not safe.Since June over 1,500 Nigerian families have crossed into Cameroon where they are mainly sheltering with host families or in local mosques, churches ... [Published Africa Review - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Has Cameroon's army killed Boko Haram's leader? Soldiers report death of Abubakar Shekau... for the second time in a week

The Cameroonian military has claimed it has killed Abubekar Shekau, the leader of Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram - the second time his death has been announced in a week.Cameroonian army officers have claimed they killed the terrorist chief in a fierce ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Cameroon: National Vaccination Campaign Launched

By Elizabeth MosimaOnly two drops of polio vaccine were enough to save the life of one child. That is exactly what the Minister of Public Health André Mama Fouda did on Friday September 19, 2041 during the launch of the first phase of the National Vaccination ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

36 killed in shootout with militants in Nigerian town

MAIDUGURI - Fighters from Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram stormed the northeastern town of Mainok on Friday, sparking a gun battle that killed at least 36 people and continued into Saturday, two security sources said.Four civilians were also ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

Civilians killed by Boko Haram in Cameroon

–Four civilians were killed in the remote north of Cameroon in a cross-border attack by Boko Haram fighters, state-run radio reported.In recent months, Boko Haram, an armed group operating in northern Nigeria, has carried our several attacks in the hilly ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Recurrent Cholera Outbreak in Far North...

By Monde Kingsley NforDumai — Under a scorching sun, with temperatures soaring to over 40 degrees Celsius, Lara Adama's family is forced to dig for water from a dried-out river bed in Dumai, in northern Cameroon.This is one of the rivers that used to ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: FAR, Cameroon, Cholera
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Cameroon: Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) Cameroon: Cholera, Operation n° MDRCM018

Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Cameroon A. Situation analysis Description of the disaster Since 24 April 2014, a cholera epidemic has been raging in the Far North Region of Cameroon. the current ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 04 2014]
Entities: Cameroon, Epidemic, Cholera

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"We are working with UNHCR on how to manage this crisis. We have made available a large piece of land for another camp close to Minawao" he said
"Two hours later, the terrorist group again attacked the village of Ganse, also close to Mokolo, and killed four civilians" the report said
...The theme for this year is "Together let's continue to vaccinate all our children from 0 - 5 years to stop the spread of polio" . The national campaign to fight against polio comes up after five cases were recorded in the country since January this year
"Cholera in this region is not only a water scarcity problem, it also aggravated by the poor hygienic practices that are deeply rooted in people's culture. Water is scarce and considered as a very precious commodity, but handling it is quite unhygienic" Félicité Tchibindat, the country representative for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Cameroon, tells IPS

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XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) One killed, houses ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 29 2014]
Nigerians seeking refuge in Cameroon from Boko ... [Published Africa Review - Sep 26 2014]
Has Cameroon's army killed Boko Haram's leader?... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 23 2014]
Cameroon: National Vaccination Campaign Launched [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 22 2014]
36 killed in shootout with militants in Nigeria... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Sep 21 2014]
Civilians killed by Boko Haram in Cameroon [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 20 2014]
Four killed in cross-border Boko Haram attack i... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 20 2014]
Recurrent Cholera Outbreak in Far North... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 19 2014]
Cameroon: Recurrent Cholera Outbreak in Far Nor... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 19 2014]
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Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Cameroon By Monde Kingsley Nfor DUMAI, Cameroon, Aug 19 2014 (IPS) - Under a scorching sun, with temperatures soaring to over 40 degrees Celsius, Lara Adama’s family is forced to dig for water from a dried-out river ...
Cameroon: Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) Camer... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 04 2014]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Cameroon A. Situation analysis Description of the disaster Since 24 April 2014, a cholera epidemic has been raging in the Far North Region of Cameroon. the current ...
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