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Data Science and Ethics Group

Group SummaryBuilding on recent work and attention on ethical humanitarian data science, the Data Science and Ethics Group (hence referred as “the group”) gathers key actors involved in data science…

Resource 2019-07-22T12:00:00

DTM & Partners Toolkit

DTM data are shared with humanitarian actors to inform response. DTM and most Global Clusters, AoRs and WGs have jointly developed tools to support cooperation in the field and obtain DTM data that…

Resource 2018-11-16T12:00:00

Displacement Tracking Matrix Educational Materials

The displacement of people within their own countries is a matter of increased concern worldwide, most especially among those involved in humanitarian work.  “The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM)…

Reference 2018-04-27T12:00:00

DTM Vacancies

Iraq: Project Officer (Displacement, Tracking & Monitoring (DTM))Iraq: DTM Coordinator (Displacement Tracking Matrix)

Key Resource 2018-03-27T12:00:00

Timeline of DTM activation

This visualization shows the countries where DTM has been active since its inception. By 2018, DTM has been active in over 70 countries tracking human mobility in natural disaster, conflict and mixed…

Reference 2018-03-12T12:00:00

Methodological Framework used in Displacement Tracking Matrix Operations for Quantifying Displacement and Mobility

DTM’s effectiveness in meeting varying objectives in a diverse range of contexts relies on its ability to maintain a lightweight, flexible and modular structure, enabling quick adjustments and…

Methods 2017-12-05T12:00:00

Feedback on

The new global DTM website launched in November 2017 contains site and area specific information on displaced populations, links to reports and datasets for DTM operations worldwide. We want your…

Technology 2017-11-09T12:00:00

DTM team and key facts

Reference 2017-11-08T12:00:00

Guidance and Best Practices: Humanitarian Data Protection

IOM’s Data Protection Principles were developed in 2009 to assist IOM staff in handling personal data. However, due to rapid changes in technology and new threats to data protection, staff requested…

Methods 2017-11-07T12:00:00

Prepositioning relief: Using a random walk model to predict the distribution of IDPs in Nigeria

Random walk is a mathematical modelling technique used in many scientific fields to model seemingly random behavior. Displacement in conflict scenarios, in contrast to displacement induced by rapid-…

Methods 2017-11-07T12:00:00

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As the drought continues to worsen with displacement increasing in Somalia DTM is piloting

Similar to other regions in the Sahel, in the state of Adamawa, the population increase and growing numbers of livestock have resulted in the scarcity of arable land and water sources, which are essential to sustain both crop cultivation and cattle herding.

Since February 2022, an increased number of Ukrainian nationals and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs) entered Belarus. As of 1st of July 2022, the Belarusian State Border Committee has reported 35,013 arrivals from Ukraine since 24 Feb 2022

The DTM Emergency Event Tracking (EET) is deployed to track sudden displacement and population movements, provide more frequent updates on the scale of displacement, and quantify the affected population when needed.

С февраля 2022 поток граждан Украины и граждан третьих стран в Беларусь увеличился.

The DTM Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) is deployed to track and to collect information on large and sudden population movements, provide frequent updates on the scale of displacement and quantify the affected population when needed.

The early warning and monitoring tool on the situation in the Gulf of Guinea coastal countries (Ghana, Benin, Togo and Côte d'Ivoire), as of 31 May 2022, developed by the GRANIT under the direction of OCHA, IOM and REACH, monitors, based on data and analysis provided by humanitarian and developme

DTM Situation Assessments are implemented to collect data on populations in non-emergency settings or protracted situations caused by conflict or natural disaster.

The DTM Emergency Event Tracking (EET) is deployed to track sudden displacement and population movements, provide more frequent updates on the scale of displacement, and quantify the affected population when needed.

With the onset of the rainy season in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Adamawa, varying degrees of damages have been reported in multiple locations in the region. Heavy rainfalls, accompanied by strong winds have caused serious damages to shelters and infrastructures.

Since 24 February 2022, Ukrainians and Third Country Nationals (TCNs) have been fleeing from Ukraine to neighbouring countries as a result of the war in Ukraine. Since 12 April, IOM’s DTM has deployed needs assessments with Ukrainians and TCNs in Poland.

L’objectif de l’outil de suivi des urgences est de rassembler des informations sur les mouvements significatifs et soudains de populations.

Des affrontements importants entre gangs rivaux (« G9 » et « Gpep ») se sont déroulés depuis vendredi 8 juillet, surtout dans les quartiers de Brouklin, Boston, Belecou, Projet Drouillard et Bois Neuf à Cité Soleil.

Between 24 February and 18 July 202

Between 14 May and 5 June 2022, IOM Germany conducted a rapid survey amongst Third Country Nationals (TCNs) who fled the war in Ukraine to Germany. The study intends to gather insights into profiles, needs and intentions of TCNs displaced from Ukraine.

Starting on 24 February 2022, the war in Ukraine triggered an unprecedented humanitarian crisis across the country.

This yearly summary report, in addition to bi-weekly and quarterly reports, aims to contribute to a better understanding of return movements of undocumented Afghan returnees by conducting more in-depth analysis on the data that was collected in 2021.

Since 24 February 2022, an increasing number of Ukrainian refugees and third-country nationals (TCNs) entering Slovakia has been registered as a result of the war in Ukraine.

Починаючи з 24 лютого 2022 року війна в Україні спричинила безпрецедентну гуманітарну кризу в усіх адміністративних підрозділах (областях) країни.

This snapshot summarizes available data on Afghan, Bangladeshi, Iranian, Iraqi and Pakistani nationals’ arrivals in the European Union in 2021.

Fear of attacks and subsequent confirmed attacks in Ancuabe district by Non-State Armed Groups triggered 3,678 individual displacement movements within Ancuabe, Chiure, Quissanga, Balama, Mecufi, Mueda, Macomia, Montepuez, Meluco, Ibo,

During the reporting period (29 June to 12 July 2022), a total of 297 movements were recorded - 215 arrivals (15,957 individuals), 13 transits (6,874 individuals), 30 returns (3,802 individuals), and 39 departures (2,455 individuals).

Due to the volume and fluidity of population movements in Cabo Delgado.

During data collection of Baseline Assessment Round 16 (June 2022), IOM DTM teams additionally recorded the presence of returnees in newly accessible locations across Cabo Delgado and Niassa Provinces.

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