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Inter-Sector Rapid Needs Assessment Key Findings and Recommendations: Incident Affected IDPs at Villages, West Darfur - 18 Jan 2020


To assess urgent needs of the conflict affected populations in 40 villages in El Geneina, Kreinik and Beida localies.

  • Focus group discussions with affected populations including women and men.
  • Direct observation was also used as assessment methodology. After gathering the information, the teams used debriefing sessions to cross check the collected data.
  • Interviews with individuals found in the villages.
Key findings: 
  • On 18 January 2020, Inter-sector assessment teams managed to visit 35 out the 40 villages; five (5) villages were not reached either due to distance (Khair Wajid and Sisi Beida) or due to security (Korkorya, Habila Beida and Delengajei).
  • The assessment teams were able to conduct Focus Group Discussion in 16 villages out of the 35 villages visited. These include Andita, Asunga, Dokayat, Jemaiza, Jerrebi, Koro, Kododol, Hashaba, Kobri Jumata, Makada, Oshoshi, Hashaba Beida, Kokote, Gokar, Muli and Helat Zagawa.
  • All remaining 19 villages were completely abandoned; out of this number 4 villages were not affected by the recent crisis. Three of them were displaced during the Darfur crisis in 2004, these are Nyori, Mogornei and Tarshana villages. While Dofor village was displaced during the Kreinik conflict around June 2019.
  • The remaining 15 abandoned villages, like the other affected villages, experienced various forms of violence, including burning, looting, harassment SGBV which led to their displacement to El Geneina, Chad, Gokar, Mulli and Gokar. In addition, there were about 12 people killed and many persons injured.
Assessment Questionnaire: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Data: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Date(s): 
18 Jan 2020

Level of Representation

Report completed
Collection Method(s): 
Focus group discussion
Field Interview
Population Type(s): 
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
Concern Worldwide
Darfur Development and Reconstruction Agency (Sudan)
Government of Sudan - Federal Ministry of Health
Government of Sudan - Humanitarian Aid Commission
Government of Sudan - State Ministry of Health
Government of Sudan - Water and Environmental Sanitation
Government of Sudan: Voluntary Return and Resettlement Commission
International Aid Services
International Medical Corps
Islamic Relief Agency (Sudan)
Sudanese Organization for Relief and Recovery
Sudanese Red Crescent Society
Triangle Génération Humanitaire
United Nations Children's Fund
United Nations Department of Safety & Security
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
United Nations Population Fund
War Child Canada
World Food Programme
World Health Organization
World Relief
West Darfur