Cameroon — Displacement Report 5 (October 2016)

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DTM identified 198,889 internally displaced persons (35,630 households) and 36,068 returnees (6,946 households). 92% of the displaced population was displaced by the insurgency and 8% by flooding and other natural disasters. An estimated 45% of the current population was displaced in 2016 (January to October 2016). The remaining percentage is broken down as followes: 28% in 2015, 22% in 2014 and 5% before 2014. An estimated 72% of the displaced household population lives in host communities while 15% live in rented housing, 9% in spontaneous settlements, 2% in collective centers, and 2% in open-air spaces.

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DTM Cameroon, DTMCameroon@iom.int