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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 displacement.iom.int

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 of 31 of December 2016, the total number of internally IDPs in the UN Mission in South Sudan’s Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in Bentiu was 119,853 individuals. The second round December 2016 population count was held in Bentiu PoC from the 29 to 31 December 2016.

 1,564 surveys were conducted amongst government organizations and NGO’s between August – October 2016: 96.4% reported knowing at least one person who migrated in the last six month, 75.7% knew people who disappeared while migrating during the past 2 years, 64.8% had observed foreign nationals tr

There are currently over 119,000 people seeking protection at this site. Current priority needs are the registration of new arrivals, verification of IDPs in the PoC and increase of water provision.

In response to the need for accurate and up-to-date information on displacement and human mobility resulting from the Boko Haram crisis in the Lake Chad basin, IOM activated its Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) in Nigeria in July 2014, Chad in January 2015, and Cameroon in November 2015.

DTM identified 22,588 IDP families comprised of 135,528 individuals. The majority of the identified individuals (105,030) originated from Mosul. 118,752 people were living in camps/emergency sites and 14,778 people were living in private settings. 

The Wau collective sites were established in June 2016, following violent clashes in and around Wau town. The site population stands at 12,800 individuals (2,555 households).

Currently 22,039 families remain displaced (132,234 individuals). 2,626 families (15,756 individual IDPs) have returned. Between the updates of 29 December 2016 and 5 January, an increase of 2,657 new IDP families has been recorded.

Un séisme de magnitude 7.0 a frappé Haiti le 12 janvier 2010. Celui-ci a causé la destruction de plus de 300,000 immeubles et le déplacement de 1.5 millions de personnes. Le rapport suivant présente les résultats de visites de

As a result of lower than average rainfall there was an influx of IDPs into two states, Luuq and Doolow. An estimated 800 households were displaced to Doolow and 1,500 households were displaced to Luuq. District officials estimate over 90,000 persons affected as of 9 January 2017.

DTM identified 191,908 internally displaced persons (33,469 households), 23,430 unregistered refugees (4,066 households) and 35,665 returnees (6,366 households). 92% of the displaced population was displaced by the insurgency and 8% by flooding and other natural disasters.

DTM identified 191,908 internally displaced persons (33,469 households), 23,430 unregistered refugees (4,066 households) and 35,665 returnees (6,366 households). 92% of the displaced population was displaced by the insurgency and 8% by flooding and other natural disasters. 

The total number of returnees from January 2016 to December 2016 was 28,530 individuals. DTM recorded 1,407 returnees in the month of December.

Since February 2016, IOM Niger has been carrying out flow monitoring of migrants at two points in Niger in the region of Agadez. 1,663 incoming individuals were observed in FMPs and 12,923 outgoing individuals were observed in FMPs during the reporting period.

During the reporting period IOM enhanced the recovery of health services through the provision of sustainable water supply at health facilities in Enga, Jiwaka and Simbu Provinces. IOM also built a gravity-fed water supply system providing clean water to 1,200 households in Morobe Province.

The primary goal of the exercise was to register the returnee population and assess their needs. A total of 1,991 households composed of 11,130 individuals were reregistered in twelve different locations out of the 2,173 reported families.

The current population of the site is 29,021 comprising 5,599 households. Current priority needs include: space to decongest the site, the completion of security earthworks around the perimeter and the registration of new arrivals.

This report presents a cumulative quantitative analysis of baseline data and migrant-focused DTM surveys carried out between the 12th of July and the 15th of December, 2016.

This document presents DTM Libya Mobility Tracking methodology, IOM Libya’s Mobility Tracking Methodology is to be read in coordination IOM’s Baladiya (B1F) and Muhalla (B2F) Enumerator Instructions and Guidelines.

DTM identified 20,641 IDP families comprised of 123,846 individuals. The majority of the identified individuals (95,268) originated from Mosul. 108,048 people were living in camps or emergency settings and 13,776 people were living in private settings. 

Currently 19,382 families remain displaced (116,292 individuals). 2,326 families (13,956 individual IDPs) have returned. Between the updates of 22 and 29 December 2016, an increase of 1,278 new IDP families has been recorded.

In Cashi, DTM recorded 1,063 IDPs (135 households) in October 2016. This number did not change in the follollowing month. The numbers did not change in the case of Gitaza either during the same months, where DTM recorded 1,269 IPDs (182 households).

DTM recorded 141,221 IDPs. Of these 58% were displaced as a result of natural disasters and 42% were displaced as a result of the socio-political situation. 

More than 5 years after the devastating 12 January 2010 earthquake, an estimated 12,001 households, or 46,691 individuals are still residing in 31 IDP sites in the earthquake affected communes.

DTM data was collected across 63 IDP camps between the 13-17 December. DTM recorded 4,030 individuals comprising 1,033 families across these camps, 49% of these were living in improvised structures.

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