Cameroon – Eseka Tragedy: The insurer of Camrail unlocks 1.5 million FCFA for each deceased victim

Written by Deckson N.

This amount shall be given to families affected for funeral arrangements.

Last Wednesday, Activa Insurance, insurer of Camrail, announced that it will fulfill its commitments and will take care of the wounded and provide an allowance for the deceased. One knows a little more about this provision. This is the sum of 1.5 million FCFA for each deceased person. The rights holders of these dead people will regain possession of these funeral expenses after presentation of “a kind of death certificate and certified copy of their national identity card,” said Activa Assurances.

According to the details given on Wednesday by Camrail, rail concessionaire in Cameroon since 1999, insurance claims records are available since Thursday in stations of Douala-Bessengue and Yaounde. “These will be made available to victims in the information cells and assistance where Camrail teams remain mobilized to provide all necessary information to the care of the wounded, and other information relating in particular to their orientation according to their grievances.

The railway accident of Friday, October 21, 2016 at Eséka in Nyong-Ekelle did, according to the Minister of Communication, Government Spokesman, 76 dead and nearly 600 injured.

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