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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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IOM Yemen DTM’s Rapid Displacement Tracking (RDT) tool collects data on numbers of households forced to flee on a daily basis from their locations of origin or displacement, allowing for regular reporting of new displacements in terms of numbers, geography, and needs.

The report summarizes the operational status of air, sea and land crossing points in MENA countries. 

This Middle East and North Africa (MENA) report summarizes mobility restrictions at airports, land, and blue border crossing points resulting from the mitigation measures implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

On October 1, 2021, Libyan authorities conducted a widespread security operation in the Hai Alandalus municipality that included raids on houses and temporary accommodations used by migrants and asylum seekers, specifically affecting those present in the area of Gargarish.

Depuis le 28 juin 2021, des attaques attribuées aux présumés ADF ont occasionné d’importants mouvements de populations en provenance des villages de Bandimusuani, Banditadu, Mangbeli, Bandipeitaka, Bandibu, Batinzo, Bandiachi, Okaloru, du groupement de Bundingile, Musangu, Abembi, Masini, Apatia,

Between 20 and 26 September 2021, a total of 3,446 movements were recorded in the states of Adamawa and Borno. The recorded movements consisted of 2,836 arrivals and 610 departures.

This report presents the IDP and returnee data collected between July – September 2021. The data and findings represent Round 38 of the Displacement Tracking Matrix’s (DTM) Mobility Tracking in Libya.

Between the months of May 2021 and July 2021, a decrease of 5 per cent (6,470 IDPs) was recorded. On the other hand, an increase of 1 per cent (1,178 PDI ) was observed (new displacement between May and July 2021).

This infographic presents the key findings of Round 38 of the mobility tracking component of the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) programme in Libya.

Entre les mois de mai 2021 et juillet 2021, une diminution de 5 pour cent (6 470 PDI) a été enregistrée. D’autre part une augmentation de 1 pour cent (1 178 PDI ) a été observée (nouveau déplacement entre les mois de mai 2021 et juillet 2021) .

During the reporting period (22 to 28 September 2021), a total of 87 movements were recorded - 62 arrivals (4,031 individuals), 12 departures (165 individuals), 12 returns (238 individuals) and 1 transit (54 individuals), The largest arrivals were recorded in Nangade (1,250 individuals), Metug

Nigeria's North Central and North West Zones are afflicted with a multidimensional crisis that is rooted in long-standing tensions between ethnic and religious groups and involves attacks by criminal groups and banditry/hirabah (such as kidnapping and grand larceny along major highways).

The DTM Emergency Event Tracking (EET) is deployed to track sudden displacement and population movements, provide more frequent updates on the scale of displacement, and quantify the affected population when needed.

The conflict currently affecting the Lake Chad Basin (North-East Nigeria,  Far North Cameroon,  Lac Province Chad and Diffa Region Niger) has displaced 3,0125,239 people as of May 2021.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, IOM's Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), monitors the movements to and from Nigeria's Adamawa and Borno States in the North East Nigeria.

The DTM Emergency Event Tracking (EET) is deployed with funding from the European Union to track sudden displacement and population movements when needed.

Le suivi des urgences a pour but de recueillir des informations sur les mouvements importants et soudains de populations. Ce tableau de bord présente les informations sur les mouvements de personnes survenus du 14 au 22 septembre 2021, dans cinq sites et deux villages de la province du Lac.

 La crise dans le Bassin du lac Tchad est le résultat d’une combinaison complexe d’une multitude de facteurs, y compris un conflit armé impliquant des groups armés non étatiques, des niveaux extrêmes de pauvreté, un sous-développement persistent, et des bouleversements climatiques, qui ont condui

IOM Yemen DTM’s Rapid Displacement Tracking (RDT) tool collects data on numbers of households forced to flee on a daily basis from their locations of origin or displacement, allowing for regular reporting of new displacements in terms of numbers, geography, and needs.

The Central Sahel area, and in particular the Liptako Gourma region, which borders Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, is affected by a complex crisis involving growing competition over dwindling resources; climatic variability; demographic pressure; high levels of poverty; disaffection and a lack of l

The objective of the Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) is to collect information on large and sudden population movements. This dashboard provides information on movements which occurred from 14 to 22 Septembre 2021, in five sites and two villages in the Lake Province.

The crisis currently affecting the Lake Chad Basin states results from a complex combination of factors, including conflict with Non-State Armed Groups, extreme poverty, underdevelopment and a changing climate, which together have triggered significant displacement of populations.

La région du Sahel central, et plus particulièrement la zone du Liptako Gourma, qui enjambe le Burkina Faso, le Mali et le Niger, est témoin d’une crise complexe qui comprend comme enjeux une compétition grandissante pour le contrôle de ressources; des bouleversements climatiques; une croissance

In August 2021, the monthly population count was conducted at Masna Collective Centre where 3,466 individuals / 911 households were identified and Naivasha IDP Camp where 8,505 individuals / 2,386 households were counted.

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