At least 2,000 Ethiopian asylum seekers have crossed into the country through Moyale following their displacement from their country. The Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) which received the Ethiopian asylum seekers in Moyale Town says they began streaming in on Saturday, 10th March 2018 around 10 PM majority of them women and children. The displaced persons the Kenya red cross says are being hosted in four centers namely Butiye (500 persons), Somare (400 persons), Cifa (100 persons) and Sessi (1000 persons, some of whom are staying with relatives and well-wishers. The county government of Marsabit has also provided food to the displaced persons and more support is expected following the formation of a Sub County Steering Group that aims to effectively address the issue. Rapid assessment is ongoing to establish the specific cross-sector needs.