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Garissa University Attack Report 3

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On 3rd April 2015, a total of 124 bodies (48, 29, 17 and 30 bodies) were airlifted to Nairobi and another 4 remain in Garissa.

Four survivors were also rescued today during assessments at the site.

Responses

The Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) continues to carry out various humanitarian activities that include psychosocial support services, tracing and restoration of family links. Below is a sectioned response update.

KRCS continues to take the lead role in co-ordinating PSS services, Registration and induction of counsellors at Uhuru Military Camp where many of the survivors are. The team was deployed mainly on site to provide pre-test and post-test counselling services. The cumulative figure of people assisted today stands at 33 survivors. Other centres are in Chiromo

The government is also setting up an operations centre at Nyayo Stadium, Nairobi where KRCS will offer PSS and tracing services

Tracing services are also being carried out at Garissa General Hospital and Chiromo Morgue A total 609 survivors are camping at the Garissa Military Camp waiting for evacuation by the National Youth Service.

To support Garissa attack humanitarian response Safaricom Kenya, Airtel Kenya and the KCB Kenya have opened accounts where money can be donated via MPESA or Airtel Money through the zero rated Paybill Number 858585 and through KCB A/C No: 858585858585