Emergency Event Tracking Report Ag Geneina, West Darfur 005 (2021)

12 Feb 2021 Sudan English Download

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 fifth update estimates a total number of 149,137 individuals (30,852 households) displaced across Ag Geneina and its surrounding villages. Since the fourth EET, there has been a 37 per cent increase in the captured number of individuals displaced, including an additional caseload of 20,762 individuals in Ag Geneina town, 9,050 individuals in Muli village, 950 individuals in Shukry village, 550 individuals in Sisi camp and 8,955 individuals now gathering in open areas of a new location (Kereneik village). All individuals are Sudanese nationals. DTM teams continue to report at least 8,981 individuals to have additional vulnerabilities in need of assistance and support. With no new losses indicated, reports identify 393 individuals have been killed and 473 sustained injuries, whilst at least 8,596 internally displaced persons (IDPs) have lost personal belongings and livestock (214 pertaining to the new caseload). Based on a ranking scale, the three main priority needs in Ag Geneina town are food, non-food items and WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene).  


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