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CE Complex Emergency
Sanyang Village, West Coast Region
The Gambia Red Cross Society
On 15th March 2021, The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) received an alert from the Gambian Immigration Department (GID), concerning the eruption of communal violence in the fishing village of Sanyang, where Senegalese migrants have long settled in, earning a living through fishing. As of 22nd March 2021, both the National Disaster Management Agency of The Gambia and GRCS reported that 696 Senegalese migrants and host community members (105 households) are affected by the violence and need urgent support to prevent further damages into their lives and livelihoods.
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