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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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This dashboard contains information on damage to shelter sites and churches in four different neighbourhoods (quartiers) following the events of 7 February 2017. 

DTM recorded 206,520 IDPs comprising 34,420 families. The highest number of IDPs was recorded in Ninewa governorate (201,594 individuals) which hosts 94% of the IDP population. 171,912 individuals were recorded living in camps and emergency sites.

In 2016, a total of 6,864 Afghans voluntarily returned to their country through the AVRR programme.

From December 2016 to January 2017 the TFPM observed an overall decrease in the conflict-related displacement of 15,876 individuals (-0.79%). On the other hand, there has been an overall increase in the conflict-affected return population of 21,222 individuals (+2%).

The document contains 21 dashboards of 21 governorates (report 13). The dashboards contain information on total governorate population, IDP and returnee numbers, demographic data, duration of displacement and needs. 

DTM identified 34,420 IDP families comprised of 206,520 individuals. The majority of the identified individuals (172,260) originated from Mosul. 171,912 people were living in camps/emergency sites and 32,700 people were living in private settings. 

8935 individuals were observed crossing the border into Haitian territory this week, of these 33 presumed unaccompanied minors were identified. 250 individuals declared having returned spontaneously to Haiti and 64 individuals claimed to have been deported into Haitian territory.

Depuis 2014, la République du Cameroun a pu ressentir les effets de l’insurrection de l’Etat Islamique en Afrique de l’Ouest (ISWA, anciennement Boko Haram).

DTM recorded 148,490 IDPs comprising 31,245 households during the period covered. Of these 5,157 are in displacement sites, 86,014 are living with host families and 57,319 are living in rented houses and self-constructed huts.

During this reporting period IOM Libya conducted 8,306 interviews using simple random sampling across 10 different regions, some consisting of several Flow Monitoring Points.

Between 1 January and 26 February 2017, at least 138,000 individuals in Somalia have been internally displaced. A majority of these IDPs come from Bay, Bari, Gedo, Mudug, Galgaduud and Middle Shbelle. Drought conditions prevail in South Central as well as in other parts of Somalia.

Entre le 22 et le 28 février environ 6 455 personnes se sont déplacées des villages et Hammeaux des Communes de Macina et Monipébougou à destination des villes, villages et hameaux des Cerlces de Niono et Macina.

Depuis 2014, la République du Cameroun a pu ressentir les effets de l’insurrection de l’Etat Islamique en Afrique de l’Ouest (ISWA, anciennement Boko Haram).

As part of its sixth 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.

A map indicating areas of drought related displacement in Somalia. 

DTM recorded 191,826 IDPs comprising 31,971 families. The highest number of IDPs was recorded in Ninewa governorate (179,520 individuals) followed by Baghdad governorate (9,294individuals). 158,238 individuals were recorded living in camps and emergency sites.

As part of its fifth 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.

The surveys informing this report were carried out in two districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), namely Peshawar and Haripur, during the 6th and 10th of February 2017. A total of 279 individuals in 42 families were surveyed. Four Focus Group Discussions were also carried out in both districts.

 On 23 February heavy clashes broke out in Abu Slim in Tripoli. The clashes led to the displacement of 35 families.  2,755 individuals are reported to have returned to Sirte during the course of the last week.

A snapshot of the movement of people from: Barna (246 arrivals), Dikwa (234 arrivals), Kala/Balge (320 arrivals), Mobbar, Kodunga, Gwoza (892 arrivals), Monguno (54 arrivals), Kukawa (370 arrivals), Yola South (42 arrivals) and Mub (60 arrivals).

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

In cooperation with IOM DTM, the DRECM-R (National Directorate on Civil Status and Refugees) recorded 105,491 refugees (22,103 households), 14,678 returnees (2,816 households) and 121,391 IDPs (25,293 households) as of 31 December 2016.  In total, the population amounts to 241,560 individuals (50

Between January and February 2017, DTM found that 23,248 people have been newly displaced, bringing the total population displaced to 431,634 people.

From August to September 2016, the Taskforce on Population Movement (TFPM) implemented a multi-cluster location assessment to gather more in-depth data on the IDP, returnee and host populations, in 3,292 locations hosting IDPs and/or returnees, covering all 22 governorates in Yemen.

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