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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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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.

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

Following the passage of Hurricane Maria, the Ministry of Education announced a plan to progressively reopen schools. IOM carried out assessments  which showed that 43 schools were still serving as collective centers, 33 of which were housing displaced individuals.

The displaced population is estimated at 328,785 individuals (237,967 IDPs, 29,728 unregistered refugees and 61,090 returnees). 726 villages were evaluated including 3 new villages. 56 uninhabited villages were identified.

Suite aux pluies diluviennes ayant frappé Bangui et ses environs le 26 août 2017, des dégâts importants ont été enregistrés à Bégoua, situé dans la Préfecture de l’Ombella-M’Poko (Sous-Préfecture de Bimbo).

DTM identified 237,967 internally displaced persons, 29,728 unregistered refugees and 61,090 returnees. 7% of the displaced population was displaced by flooding and other natural disasters while the vast majority (93%) was displaced by conflict.

Since 17th of September, Sabratha has witnessed clashes between armed groups leading to the initial displacement of 3,100 households (15,135 individuals) and up to 4,000 migrants. To date the 2,350 households (11,350 individuals) remain displaced across the Mantikas of Zwara and Azzawaya.

A la date du 30 septembre 2017, les partenaires de la CMP ont comptabilisé 61 089 rapatriés, ce qui correspond à une augmentation de 716 personnes par rapport aux données du mois d’Août 20171 (60 373 Rapatriés).

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.

Les premières évaluations DTM ont eu lieu dans la province du Kasaï Central du 26 août au 16 septembre 2017. Un total de 197,519 personnes déplacées ont été identifiées dans les 1,809 villages évalués.

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.

In Sabratha, clashes were reported as of 15 September, resulting in the displacement of 3,100 households (15,135 individuals) to Surman, Janoub Azzawia, South Sabratha, Al Ajaylat and Aljamil. The main reported need is food. In Zliten, a group of 108 migrants were intercepted on 14 September 2017.

On 23 May 2017, a group of rebel fighters called the “Maute Group” attacked the city of Marawi in Lanao del Sur, population: 211,000+. The assault affected 98% of the population, displacing 359,680 people.

The map provides an overview of 165 emergency shelters in Dominica, as of 02 October 2017.

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