YAOUNDE, 30 October 2013 (IRIN) - Cameroon is grappling with the influx of over a hundred thousand refugees from neighbouring Central African Republic (CAR) and Nigeria, whose presence is causing tensions with the local population.

The refugees are hosted in some 300 sites in Cameroon's eastern and northern regions. Some 90, 000 of the 105,467 refugees are Central Africans, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNCHR).

In September, hundreds of CAR refugees in Nandoungué, a locality in easte...

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