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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

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

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

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During the reporting period 15,074 individuals (6,289 households). Of these 84% were women and children and 24% were children under 5 years old. 41% of the population was male and 59% was female.

As of 20 June 2017 DTM identified 69,573 IDP families (417,438 individuals) currently still displaced. Of these, the majority originated in Mosul district (355,482 individuals).

Fifty-five per cent of education facilities, 44 per cent of health facilities and 44 per cent of boreholes are functional. The majority of returnees are recorded in Bentiu, Rubkona, and Nhialdiu. Panhiany, Whatjaak, and Ngop are hardly accessible payams and nearly deserted. 

DTM recorded 69,331 IDP families comprised of 415,986 individuals. The majority of recorded IDPs originated from Mosul District (355,482 individuals). Most IDPs are living in camps or emergency sites (349,728 individuals).

In Sabratha, clashes between the Libyan Coast Guard and migrant smugglers were reported on 11 of June, which led to the death of one migrant and the injury of two others. In Azzawaya, Conflict between two families in Azzawya on 3 June led to the death of 8 people and the injury of 17.

DTM identified 101,131 IDP families (606,786 individuals) and 31,800 returnee families (190,800 individuals) in and around Mosul. 61% of displaced people are living in emergency camps and 23% are living in emergency sites.

The worst hit of all the camps assessed was Boarding School Camp, with 18 destroyed shelters and 134 partially damaged shelters. EL-Miskin Transit Camp, Kawarmela, Farm Center, Madinatu, Muna Da’lti 1A, 2A and 2B, Muna Moforo and Goni Kachallari Camps were flooded as a result of the storm.

Ninewa governorate hosts the largest IDP population (21% or 626,766 individuals) and reports a very high rate of intra-governorate displacement, with 97% of IDPs originally from the same governorate.

From the start of January 2014 through 30 May 2017, DTM identified 3,020,034 IDPs (503,339 families). This maps shows the sizes of IDP population residing in 3main shelter categories (private, critical, camp plus unknown).

DTM recorded 68,600 IDP families comprised of 411,600 individuals. The majority of recorded IDPs originated from Mosul District (353,724 individuals). Most IDPs are living in camps or emergency sites (346,098 individuals). As of 12 June 20 Haj Ali camp recorded an increase of 203 IDP families.

DTM recorded 108,589 internally displaced families comprised of 651,534 IDPs. The majority of IDPs were residing in Camps (418,362 individuals).

This Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) report provides a snapshot on Bama, Chibok, Dikwa, Damboa, Gubio, Monguno, Gwoza, Konduga, Kala Balge and Kukawa. During the reporting period, DTM recorded the movement of 1,020 individuals in Bama, 536 in Dikwa and 771 in Gwoza. 

DTM recorded 67,012 IDP families comprised of 402,126 individuals. The majority of recorded IDPs originated from Mosul District (350,472 individuals). Most IDPs are living in camps or emergency sites (337,104 individuals).

DTM Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) was deployed to track and provide up to date information on sudden displacement and population movements in: Bama, Chibok, Damboa, Dikwa, Gwoza, Kukawa, and Monguno.

Of those that were interviewed 96% were displaced from within Abyei and 49% chose to relocate to Abathok for safety reasons. 48% of the respondents intended to return and 83% requested security information on places of origin for returning.

In order to further support the activities of humanitarian actors and contribute to understanding the highly fluid displacement dynamics taking place in Ninewa governorate, the DTM is now releasing weekly figures on IDPs who transit through Hammam al-Aliel screening site from the beginning of wes

As of 8 June 2017 DTM identified 64,400 IDP families (386,400 individuals) currently still displaced. Of these, the majority originated in Mosul district (350,640 individuals).

Escalating con­flict along the West Bank of the River Nile in April and May led to a significant movement of people toward Aburoc and Magenis in Mayom County onward to the White Nile area in Sudan.

A total of 2,076 South Sudanese refugee families, composed of 9,089 individuals, were registered at 23 locations in El Mujlad locality in West Kordofan State. From the registered caseload 3,497 individuals arrived since 2013, whereas 5,592 individuals had arrived before 2013.

DTM identified 228,443 internally displaced persons, 32,459 unregistered refugees and 58,027 returnees. 8% of the displaced population was displaced by flooding and other natural disasters while the vast majority (91%) was displaced by conflict.

DTM identified 63,169 IDP families comprised of 379,014 individuals. The majority of the identified individuals (345,384) originated from Mosul. 313,566 people were living in camps/emergency sites and 56,988 people were living in private settings. 

The movements recorded through the flow monitoring points during the reporting period were fewer than in the previous months. DTM recorded 4,687 outgoing and 7,304 incoming individuals observed at the two active Niger FMPs during the reporting period. 

Depuis février 2016, l'OIM Niger effectue un suivi des flux migratoires sur deux points de la région d'Agadez au Niger. Les points de suivi des flux migratoires sont placés sur des lieux de transit sur les routes migratoires du Niger.

Over the past six months, severe drought conditions have contributed to the displacement of more than a half a million people across the country. Baidoa town (Baidoa district, Bay region), currently hosts one of the highest caseloads of drought displaced people in the country.

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