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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

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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This desk review report is part of the outputs of the first phase of IOM’s project implementation on data collection to enable a better understanding of migration flows from Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan and Somalia towards Europe, a collaborative effort by DTM support team and r

This Emergency Tracking (ET) system tracks displacement along the Mosul Corridor as of 17 September 2017. The dashboard merges three ET datasets and records a total of 179,488 internally displaced families (1,076,928 individuals).

In July and August 2017 DTM Libya interviewed 1,258 key informants across 100 Baladiyas and 657 Muhallas. A total of 204,458 IDPs were identified. The threat of violence from conflict and the presence of armed groups was the main driver of displacement for 93% of the displaced population.

Since January 2017, overall, 90,089 returnees have been reported returning through Torkham and Chaman/Spin Boldak. Between 8—14 October, 1,052 returnees were recorded. Main push factor In Torkham is fear of deportation, while the main push factor In Chaman was returning home.

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix has been monitoring displacement movements related to this crisis since October 15, when Iraqi Security Forces began moving into disputed areas previously held by Kurdish forces.

Since January 2017, overall, 91,040 returnees have been reported returning through Torkham and Chaman/Spin Boldak. Between 15—21 October, 951 returnees were recorded. Main push factor in Torkham was fear of being deported while the main push factor in Chaman was returning home.

Ce rapport contient les résultats des enquêtes sur les intentions de retour effectuées dans 26 sites de déplacement dams les communes de Les Cayes, Camp Perrin, Maniche, Port-Salut, St Jean du Sud, Arniquet, St.

Mogadishu hosts the largest estimated protracted internally displaced population in Somalia, mainly living in informal IDP sites across the city. DTM’s October 2017 data collection focusing on the greater Mogadishu area identified a total of 545,000 individuals in over 840 IDP sites.

IOM's Displacement Tracking Matrix has been monitoring displacement due to tensions over the Kurdish referendum crisis since the vote took place on 25 September.

As of 01 September 2017, the TFPM has identified, 2,014,026 internally displaced persons (IDPs) (335,671 households) who have been displaced due to conflict since March 2015, dispersed across 21 governorates.

The following are the findings from 63 collective centers assessed during the first round of DTM assessments conducted from 11-15 October 2017. The assessed collective centers house 1,862 individuals (361 households), of which 32% present vulnerabilities.

Dans le cadre de sa dixième phase de la Matrice de Suivi des Deplacements (DTM), l’Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations (OIM) a mené une Enquête sur les Intentions de Retour ciblant les Personnes Deplacées Internes (PDIs) dans la région de l’Extrême-Nord du Cameroun.

Au sein des 17 quartiers évalués, 64% des ménages déplacés identifés résident dans un abri en dur, tandis que 36% d'entre eux résident dans un abri en paille ou tôle. Tous les informateurs clé ont déclaré que les populations de leur quartier peuvent accéder sans difficulté à un poste de santé.

As part of its tenth round of the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) conducted a Return Intention Survey targeting IDPs in the Far North Region of Cameroon.

As of 15 October, IDPs from Sabratah returned to their town except five families whose houses were burnt. Their needs are foods, NFIs and house repairs.

IOM's Displacement Tracking Matrix has been monitoring displacement due to tensions over the Kurdish referendum crisis since the vote took place on 25 September.

The DTM has been monitoring displacement movements from west Anbar areas, particularly the districts of Ana, Al-Ka’im and Ru’ua, since January 2017.

Following a volcano eruption on the Ambae island, a majority of displaced people fled to and around Luganville. Around 35 camps and evacuation centers, housing 5,901 individuals divided in 1606 households, were set up. 51% of individuals housed in were male and 49% were female.

DTM Emergency tracking tool was deployed to track and provide up to date information on sudden displacement and population movements in: Askira, Borno, Bama, Chibok, Damboa, Dikwa, Gwoza, Jere, Kaga, Kala Balge, Kukawa, Maduguri, Mafa, Monguno, Ngala, in Borno State and Madagali, Michika and Mubi

Hurricane Maria made landfall on the island of Dominica on 18 September 2017 as a category 5 hurricane, causing the death of at least 26 persons and extensive damage to buildings and infrastructure.

Following a volcanic eruption on the island of Ambae, 10,869 individuals were internally displaced. The document provides a breakdowns of IDPs.

DTM and NFI teams collected updated information on the number and needs of IDPs within South Sudan in the areas of Lainya and Wonduruba. A total of 2,397 displaced households were recorded in Wonduruba, while 2,389 or 4,659 households were recorded as displaced, depending on the source.

Following an outbreak of violence on 25 August 2017 in the Rakhine State of Myanmar, a new massive influx of Rohingya population to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh started in late August 2017.

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 7 et le 18 août 2017 comportent de

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