Emergency Event Tracking Report Ag Geneina, West Darfur 004 (2021)
- Mobility Tracking
- Event Tracking
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 fourth update estimates a total number of 108,870 individuals (21,786 households) displaced across Ag Geneina and its surrounding villages. Since the third EET, there has been an 11 per cent increase in the captured number of individuals (and households) displaced, including an additional caseload now gathering in open areas of Shukry village. DTM teams visited Ag Geneina town since the previous update and report at least 8,981 individuals (14% of the caseload located in Ag Geneina town) to have additional vulnerabilities in need of assistance and support. Reports further indicate that 393 individuals have died and 473 sustained injuries, whilst at least 8,382 internally displaced persons (IDPs) have lost personal belongings and livestock. Based on a ranking scale, the three main priority needs in Ag Geneina town are identified as food, non-food items and WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene).