Chad – Intercommunal violence (Civil society, UN OCHA, local media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 19 April 2021)

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  • Following clashes between different communities in Salamat region between 14 and 16 April, over 100 dead and injured persons have been reported.
  • The clashes took place in the villages of Sihep and Ambarit, 45km from Am Timam, the provincial capital.
  • Deadly clashes between communities are frequent in Chad, 17 people had already been killed in the same province in last February.
  • No population movement has been recorded so far, however, the situation remains very tense and DG ECHO continues to monitor the humanitarian situation in the area.