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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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Following Hurricane Maria, the map provides an overview of emergency shelters in Dominica (by parishes) as of 01 October 2017. The map includes the parishes of Saint Andrew, Saint David, Saint George, Saint John, Saint Luke, Saint Mark, Saint Patrick, Saint Paul and Saint Peter .

The map provides an overview of 165 emergency shelters in Dominica, as of 01 October 2017.

This document provides a snapshot of the current situation in the area of Dominica’s capital Roseau, following Hurricane Maria which made landfall on the island on 19 September 2017.

Le suivi des flux de population est une activité qui permet de quantifier et qualifier les flux migratoires, les profils des migrants, les tendances et les routes migratoires sur un point d'entrée, de transit ou de sortie donné.

Since January 2017, overall, 87,190 returnees have been reported returning through Torkham and Chaman/Spin Boldak. Between 17—23 September, 1,307 returnees were recorded.

Drought and insecurity has caused many in Lower Shabelle region to flee their rural homes into more urban areas. Wanla Weyn town, as the center of Wanla Weyn district is host to over 20,000 displaced individuals, many living on the outer periphery of the town.

After the outbreak of the civil war in 1991, parts of Afgooye town became a place of refuge for many of SouthernSomalia’s internally displaced people. The region has become home for many displaced persons from Lower Shabelle, with some also arriving from Bay and Hiraan.

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.

Between 10th May and 3rd June 2017, DTM found that approximately 1.5 million people were reported to be displaced, the majority of them being children (under 18 years) and women, bringing the total population displaced to  431,634 people.

DTM Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) is deployed to track and provide up-to-date information on sudden displacement and other population movements.

A significant decrease (23%) was recorded in people transiting through Juba Gumbo Park compared to the previous week (1083 individuals compared to 1401).

A total of 143 locations in 85 sites were assessed between 5 and 21 September 2017. 607,735 UMNs were identified in four upazilas of Cox’s Bazar District. Among those assessed, 53% are women and girls.

On 20 August 2017 the military operations to retake Telafar and surrounding areas were launched.

This DTM Dashboard covers 17 provinces of Burundi.

This document includes the site profiles for the following locations: Balukhali MS, Unchiprang/Raikhong, Shamlapur, Mainnerghona, Leda MS, Kutupalong MS, Jamtoli, Hakimpara, Barmapara.

In Sabratha, clashes were reported as of 15 September, resulting in the dispalcement of 3,027 households to Surman, Janoub Azzawia, South Sabratha and Aljamil. On 8 September, five families were reportedly returning to Sidi Assayeh from Tripoli and Tarhuna.

DTM Burundi a identifié 191 806 Personnes Déplacées Internes (PDI) vivant au sein de 42 859 ménages. 8 891 PDI (5%) vivent dans des camps de déplacés, 106 755 (56%) vivent dans des familles d'accueil, 25 931 (13%) vivent dans des maisons vides, et 50 229 (26%) ont loué des maisons.

A la date du 31 Août 2017, les partenaires de la CMP ont comptabilisé 60 373 rapatriés, ce qui correspond à une augmentation de 188 personnes par rapport aux données de juillet 2017 (60 185 Rapatriés).

In May and June 2017 DTM Libya interviewed 1,301 key informants across 100 Baladiyas and 657 Muhallas. A total of 217,022 IDPs were identified.

DTM Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) is deployed to track and provide up-to-date information on sudden displacement and other population movements. Notably, this ETT found that 73 IDPs arrived at Bama and 127 left Bama, while 122 INDs arrived at Dikwa during the reporting period.

Site profiles for three displacement sites in Antigua and Barduda, namely Anchorage Inn (40 individuals), NTTC (71 individuals) and Stadium (152 individuals).

During the month of August 2017, IOM DTM teams conducted 17 field missions, covering 140 sites/villages, to register and verify different caseloads of IDPs, returnees, refugees and affected host communities in the states of North Darfur, South Darfur, Central Darfur, South Kordofan, and West Kord

During the reporting period, DTM identified a total of 182,842 IDP families comprised of 1,097,052 individuals who are currently still displaced. Tha main districts of displacement include Mosul with 639,870 IDPs and Al-Hamdaniya with 120,606 IDPs.

This overview highlights that 36,612 IDPs transited through Hammam Al Aliel screening site since 9 July 2017.

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