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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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This Flow Monitoring Point (FMP) was established in Diffra, in the northern part of Abyei.

From 14 to 22 August 2017, arrivals were registered in the following Local Government Areas: Bama (20), Damboa (23), Dikwa (22), Gubio (20), Gwoza (738), Kaga (28), Konduga (13), Kukawa (48), Mafa (63), Monguno (42), Ngala (392), Madagali (1,511), and Shelleng (159).

From 18 October to 24 August 2017, a total of 181,815 IDP families (1,090,890 individuals) have been displaced as a result of the Mosul Operations.

This report contains an overview of the flow monitoring activities which took place in Niger between January and July 2017. In July DTM identified 6,058 incoming migrants and 3,937 outgoing migrants accross all the monitored flow monitoring points in Niger.

A map inicating the location of IDP populations in South Kordofan State (July 2017). 

This Emergency Tracking (ET) system is a crisis-based tool aimed at tracking sudden displacement or return movements caused by the Mosul operations which started on 17 October 2016.

Le présent dashboard offre un aperçu de la situation dans les communes de Boda, Boganda et Boutélossi.

On 29 March 2017, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) issued an official statement declaring that all irregular migrants in the country must leave voluntarily within an established 90-day amnesty period.

This Emergency Tracking (ET) system tracks displacement along the Mosul Corridor as of 21 August 2017. The dashboard merges three ET datasets and records a total of 181,183 internally displaced families.

Le présent dashboard offre un aperçu de la situation dans la commune de Bangassou.

584 undocumented Afghan individuals returned to Afghanistan through the Torkham border crossing whilst 265 individuals used the Chaman/Spin Boldak border crossing, bringing the total number of returns this week to 849 (144 families). This is an approximate 39% decrease as compared to last week.

DTM Burundi a identifié 202 726 PDI comprises dans 44 232 ménages dans 17 provinces. 9 032 PDI (4%) vivent dans des camps de déplacés, 129 667 PDI (64%) vivent avec des familles hôtes, 64 027 PDI (32%) vivent dans des maisons louées, maisons vides ou huttes construites soi-même.

Of overall transit movements over the past three weeks, Juba Gumbo Park saw an increasing proportion of households coming from Uganda. Of those coming from Uganda, the majority (83%) are coming from refugee camps.

An assessment was carried out on 17 August 2017 by the DTM team in response to the displacement of persons into Madagali LGA. The assessment team confirmed that 3 villages (Bakin-Dutse, humbili and Wuno) were recently affected by Boko Haram attacks.

This DTM Dashboard covers 17 provinces of Burundi.

Displacement is in Nugaal is centred in the main towns of Garowe and Burtinle. A majority of the IDPs originate from southern and central Somalia mostly displaced due to drought. These IDPs are often at risk of fire outbreaks and flooding, especially those living along the river bank of Garowe.

The National Strategy on Myanmar Refugees and Undocumented Myanmar Nationals (UMN) formulated by the Government of Bangladesh highlights the fact that more than 300,000 Rohingyas have crossed the border and are living in Bangladesh.

The Youth Intentions Baseline Survey aims to understand the perceptions and attitudes of the youth residing in Bentiu PoC in regards to their intentions to stay or leave the PoC and the types of trainings or support required to leave the PoC.

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) conducted a biometric verification exercise in the Malakal Protection of Civilians (PoC) site from 1 – 11 August 2017, covering four sectors and 48 blocks of the PoC site. A total of 24,402 individuals, or 9,184 households, were verified.

DTM recorded the presence of 325,589 displaced individuals (54,418 households) and more than 14 host localities. Seventy-two per cent of the displaced individuals are IDPs while 18 per cent are returnees and 9 per cent non-registered refugees. 

In order to better understand the geographic distribution of displacement sites, and population estimates, DTM rolled out the Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT).

The displaced population is estimated at 325,589 individuals (235,913 IDPs, 30,278 unregistered refugees and 59,398 returnees). 678 villages were evaluated including 14 new villages. Additionally, 48 uninhabited villages were identified.

Depuis 2014, la République du Cameroun est affecté par l’insurrection de Boko Haram en Afrique de l’Ouest, dont les attaques et menaces récurrentes ont conduit à des déplacements importants de population. Les donnée recueillies entre le 23 juin et le 7 juillet 2017 comportent des informations sur

DTM identified 139,768 IDP families (838,608 individuals) who are currently displaced and 41,826 returnee families (250,956 individuals). 48% of the displaced population is living in unknown shelter arrangements and 33% are living in emergency sites or camps.

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