Kenya: Inter-communal Conflict in Mandera County Situation Report No. 1 (as of 25 June, 2013)

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 25 Jun 2013

Highlights

• Inter-communal conflict between the Garre and Degodia clans in Mandera County has left over 85 people dead and over 25,000 others displaced since March 2012.

• Worst affected are Wajir County, Banisa and Rhamu Constituencies, with reports of emerging tensions between the relatives of the two communities across the border in Ethiopia.

• The Government has deployed security forces and commissioned a disarmament exercise in the affected area.

• The Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) and partners are providing humanitarian assistance amidst the current access and operational constraints.

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