U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) Backgrounder: Cameroon

By USCRI August 9, 2021

After many years of being considered one of Africa’s more peaceful countries, Cameroon is now struggling with the combined threats of a civil war in the south, terrorist attacks in the north, increasing political corruption, and the negative impacts of climate change. As a result, Cameroon is seeing high numbers of internally displaced persons within the country and an influx of English-speaking Cameroonians seeking asylum abroad. This USCRI backgrounder covers the history of Cameroon and the issues that have contributed to its many crises.

Read the full report: https://refugees.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/USCRI-Backgrounder-Cameroon.pdf


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