U.S. Embassy Statement on the Burning of the Kumba District Hospital in Southwest Region

The United States condemns the arson attack on Kumba District Hospital, in Southwest Region.  The fire is reported to have resulted in the deaths of several patients and caused considerable damage during the early morning hours of February 11.  We express our deepest condolences to the victims’ families and our admiration for the courageous medical ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Continued Unrest in the Northwest and Southwest Regions

October 2, 2017 U.S. citizens are advised that the U.S. Embassy has extended its deferral of all non-essential travel for U.S. Embassy personnel to the Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon through October 23, 2017.  This extension is due to violent protests which caused several fatalities in the regions on October 1 and the potential ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update on Demonstrations in Northwest & Southwest Regions

The Embassy advises U.S. citizens that demonstrations continue in the Northwest and Southwest Regions of Cameroon.  As of this notice, the Government of Cameroon has suspended cell phone and internet service in the Northwest and Southwest Regions.  U.S. citizens in these areas should exercise caution and find alternate ways of keeping in touch with family ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Recent Criminal Activity in Bastos

The U.S. Mission alerts U.S. citizens to a recent increase in criminal incidents involving westerners in Yaounde.  Over the last weeks, the Mission has been notified of at least three separate incidents where persons have been robbed while walking on the streets in the Bastos area.  No victims have been injured in any of these ...
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