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Cameroon Issues - 2024


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Disputes - international

Cameroon-Central African Republic: Cameroon has deployed military troops to the border to counter intrusions from armed militias and bandits
Cameroon-Nigeria: Nigeria recognized Cameroon's sovereignty over the Bakassi Peninsula in 2006 and in completed the transfer of administration in 2013, although there are occasional, mostly local disputes in the area; the the majority of the land boundary was demarcated by 2019 with UN assistance, although there are few disagreements on the precise location of the boundary; the porous border is susceptible to crossings by the Boko Haram and Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham - West Africa terrorist groups, both of which operate in Northern Nigeria 

Refugees and internally displaced persons

refugees (country of origin): 354,725 (Central African Republic), 121,172 (Nigeria) (2024)

IDPs: 1.066 million (2023) (includes far north, northwest, and southwest)

NOTE: The information regarding Cameroon on this page is re-published from the 2024 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Cameroon 2024 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Cameroon 2024 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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