Sudan — Emergency Event Tracking - Ag Geneina, West Darfur — Update #8 — (24 Feb. - 03 Mar. 2021)
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Period CoveredFeb 24 2021 -
Mar 03 2021
DTM teams activated Emergency Event Tracking (EET) to monitor the displacement of individuals affected by inter-communal conflict between Masalit and Arab tribes. Clashes erupted on 16 January 2021 in the Krinding area of Ag Geneina town, West Darfur. The eighth update estimates a total number of 116,819 individuals (23,804 households) seeking shelter in Ag Geneina and its surrounding villages, having been displaced from Krinding 1 and 2 IDP camps (49%), Sultan House area (15%), Hai Eljabal area (8%) and other villages nearby (28%). Since the seventh update, there has been a three per cent decrease in the captured number of individuals displaced, including a decrease of 2,259 individuals (2%) in Ag Geneina town due to ongoing verification by DTM field teams. Furthermore, 1,335 individuals have since departed Misterei village to return to their place of origin in Noro, Beida locality, due to security improvements. Only three displaced households now remain in Misterei village.