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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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The snapshot captures present mobility and displacement trends between Afghanistan, the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan.

As the context in Iraq shifts from a humanitarian emergency to a protracted displacement crisis, more than 1.4 million people remain displaced throughout the country as of December 2019.

In recent years, competing claims to natural resources have grown with reports of violent clashes between farmers and herders communities in Adamawa state of Nigeria.

The snapshot captures present mobility and displacement trends between Afghanistan, the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan.

As displacement within Iraq becomes increasingly protracted for internally displaced persons (IDPs), further research is needed to understand its causes and put forward potential durable solutions.

During the reporting period (04 to 10 May 2022), a total of 76 movements were recorded - 28 returns (4,487 individuals), 29 arrivals (2,580 individuals), 16 departures (398 individuals), and 3 transits (249 individuals).

La DTM a identifié 69 personnes affectées dont 67 personnes déplacées par les pluies torrentielles dans la province de Cibitoke.

Starting on 24 February 2022, the war in Ukraine triggered an unprecedented humanitarian crisis across the country.

Починаючи з 24 лютого 2022 року війна в Україні спричинила безпрецедентну гуманітарну кризу в усіх адміністративних підрозділах (областях) країни.

Bentiu IDP Camp was established in December 2013. As of April 2022, 135,074 individuals (30,917 households) are biometrically registered as active beneficiaries in the site, representing an increase by 222 individuals since November following verification of previously inactive beneficiaries.

IOM Yemen DTM’s Rapid Displacement Tracking (RDT) tool collects data on estimated 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 estimated numbers, geogra

Since 24 February 2022, an increasing number of persons fleeing from Ukraine to the neighbouring countries has been observed, as a result of the war in Ukraine.

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.

This policy brief summarizes key findings from a 2022 report by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on the socioeconomic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on migrants in Gedaraf and Kassala states in eastern Sudan.  In line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Group’

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and associated containment measures have impacted numerous dimensions of the lives of migrants, including their health, education, livelihoods and economic security, social cohesion and mobility.

The DTM Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) is deployed to track and to collect information on large and sudden population movements, provide frequent updates on the scale of displacement and quantify the affected population when needed.

A partir de samedi 23 avril, une situation de violence généralisée causée par des affrontements armés entre gangs rivaux a causé le déplacement d’environ 17 000 personnes dans les communes de Croix-des-Bouquets, Cité Soleil et Tabarre.

No mês de fevereiro, houve diminuição de 15% da população fora de abrigos em relação ao mês anterior, totalizando 1.878 pessoas.

No mês de março, foi contabilizado redução de 9% da população fora de abrigos da Operação Acolhida, totalizando 2.218 pessoas. Desse total, 681 eram homens e 586 mulheres adultos, e 951 (43%) eram menores de 18 anos.

Em dezembro, a OIM contabilizou aumento de 3,45% na população fora dos abrigos, chegando a 2489 pessoas. O Posto de Recepção e Apoio (PRA) teve acréscimo de 6,24% em relação ao mês anterior, com 1209 pessoas.

Nigeria's north-central and north-west zones are afflicted with a multidimensional crisis 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).

Data collection for Round 125 took place between 1 January and 31 March 2022. As of 31 March 2022, DTM identified 4,959,714 returnees (826,619 households), dispersed across 8 governorates, 38 districts, and 2,179 locations in Iraq.

Since January 2014, Iraq’s war against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has caused the displacement of over 6 million Iraqis – around 15 per cent of the entire population of the country.

Em janeiro, a OIM contabilizou diminuição de 12% da população fora de abrigos em relação ao mês anterior, totalizando 2.182 pessoas. A quantidade de pessoas no Posto de Recepção e Apoio (PRA) caiu 23%, com 935 pessoas.

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