Displacement in Obari reaches 85 percent; situation in the town “catastrophic”

By Mustafa Khalifa.

Ghat, 26 March 2015:

More than 85 percent of the population in Obari has been displaced after seven months of fighting between Tebu and Tuareg tribes that has left the town facing a humanitarian crisis.

“The situation in Obari is catastrophic. The state must intervene,” said local crisis committee member Marim Amghar.

Amghar went on to explain that the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) were receiving no subsidies or aid from the state, despite many attempts on the part of the crisis committee to reach out to the government on the IDPs’ behalf.

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