Plan Cameroon Extends Hand of Fellowship to Traumatized Bambalang Community

Plan Cameroon Extends Hand of Fellowship to Traumatized Bambalang Community

Ndop : Cameroon | Mar 29, 2011 at 11:20 AM PDT
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The traumatized people of Bambalang in the Northwest Region of Cameroon has received support from Plan Cameroon worth over FCAF 9 millions after the intertribal war that registed massive destruction of properties and lost of lives. Indicators are rife at that after the war between Balikumbat and Bambalang, some 1.270 children both in primary and secondary schools lost all their school items. Investigations also showed 41 children of class six who were to sit for the First School Leaving Certificates lost their birth certificate. Parents after the confrontation were helpless and could not send their kids to school reasons why a Nont for Profit Making International Organization, Plan Cameroon recently provided the population with support to ensure that the children go back to school. Yet the support did not only end at the level of school children as parents whose homes were destroyed on March 26, 2011 recieved 1,180 sheets of zinc of 3 meters long for the rehabilitation of houses. It should be noted that Plan Cameroon signed a protocol agreement with the community of Bambalang and the Ministry of Social Affairs as part of the emergency support program.It should be noted that after the confrontation, some 2500 families were rendered homeless by the Balikumbat warrios. Further more, sources say the Ngoketunjia Development and Cultural Association-NGODECA is at the verge of collapse as three villages have packed out. Notwithstanding, it is also alleged warrants of arrests have been issues for some suspects to be picked up by police for interrogation. Before leaving Bambalang the Regional Cordinator of Plan Cameroon, Faison Hilda Ntabe, disclosed that in all confrontations children are most vulnerable. She said chilldren have rights and should be protected.

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Displaced Bambalang people
The traumatized Bambalang People after the bloody Confrontation with Balikumbat people
dongamantungeye is based in Bamenda, Nordouest, Cameroon, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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