Egyeikrom Camp was opened by the Government of Ghana and the UNHCR on July 20, 2011 to serve as one of the camps hosting Ivorian Refugees in Ghana. As with all camps in Ghana, the Egyeikrom Camp is managed by the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) staff seconded to the Ghana Refugee Board. Egyeikrom is a rural community in the Central Region with a population of about 1,400 people, situated in the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abirem Constituency (KEEA) of the Central Region.
The local community there are mainly into farming; growing oil palm, pineapple and acacia. The camp which occupies an area of about 53 acres has a combination of plastic tents and semi-permanent transitional shelters.