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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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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

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.

Le rapport d’outil de veille sur la situation dans les quatre pays côtiers du golfe de Guinée (Ghana, Bénin, Togo et Côte d’Ivoire) à la date du 31 Juillet 2022, élaboré par le Groupe régional d’analyse intersectorielle (GRANIT) sous la direction et l’impulsion d’OCHA, de

Due to an armed attack which occurred on 16 September 2022 by armed groups in the locality of Naira (sous-

Since mid-June 2020, people in South Sudan have been affected by flooding in areas along the White Nile.

Rotriak is a location in Budang payam of Rubkona county and was initially a checkpoint for cargo heading to and from Sudan before the 2013 crisis.

Unity State has been experiencing flooding since 2019 in the counties of Mayendit, Leer, Panyijiar, and Koch. As a result of the flooding in Guit and Rubkona in 2021, Bentiu Town Sites (A, B, C, D, and E) were formed in August 2021.

Northern parts of Abyei Administrative Area (AAA) experienced rounds of localized conflict between February and March 2022.

En raison d’une attaque armée survenue le 16 septembre 2022

As per July 2022 population count findings, the Bentiu IDP camp population stands at 104,581 individuals (17,412 households) in 11,765 inhabited shelters (on average of 9 individuals per shelter). This represents a two per cent decrease compared to April 2022.

Aneet Town in Abyei Administrative Area (AAA) experienced rounds of land induced conflict in February 2022. This led to displacement of people to Comboni Primary school, who were later asked to vacate the facility as schools resumed.

Fear of attacks and subsequent confirmed attacks in Mueda, Quissanga, Memba and Metuge districts by Non-State Armed Groups triggered 4,198 individual displacement movements within Chiure, Ibo, Macomia, Mecufi, Metuge, Montepuez, Mueda, Muidumbe, Namuno and Quissanga.

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) continued conducting Displacement Site Flow Monitoring (DSFM) at the gates of Malakal PoC Site. During this period, 4,012 interviews were conducted representing 6,616 individual movements into / out of the PoC site.

The Rainy Season in Sudan typically occurs on an annual basis with greatest concentration between the months of June and September. In 2021, all flooding EETs were implemented between the month of July and September.

DTM has identified 83,588 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in 19,047 households, 91% of the displacement were due to natural disasters and 9% other reasons.

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) continued conducting Displacement Site Flow Monitoring (DSFM) at the gates of Bentiu IDP camp. The first quarter of 2022 saw 9,694 interviews recorded accounting for 43,027 individuals moving into / out of the camp.

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) continued conducting Displacement Site Flow Monitoring (DSFM) at the gates of Wau Masna Collective Centre. In the first quarter of 2022, 2,077 interviews were conducted representing 3,073 individual movements into / out of the collective centre.

The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) provides primary data and information on internal displacement and population movements – incountry and at regional and global levels.

Starting on 24 February 2022, the war in Ukraine triggered an unprecedented humanitarian crisis and generated large scale displacement both within Ukraine and to the neighbouring countries.

As a subcomponent of the Mobility Tracking methodology (Round Four), the Emergency Event Tracking (EET) tool is deployed to track sudden displacement, provide more frequent updates on the scale of

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) continued conducting Displacement Site Flow Monitoring (DSFM) at the gates of Naivasha IDP camp. During this period, 2,924 interviews were conducted representing 12,275 individual movements into / out of the camp.

La DTM a identifié 83 588 personnes déplacées internes (PDI) réparties dans 19 047 ménages déplacés, 91% des déplacements étaient dus à des désastres nasturels et 9% à d'autre raisons.

Suite aux affrontements agro-éleveurs, survenus entre les 12 et 13 septembre 2022 dans le département de Lac

On 19 September, armed bandits reportedly attacked the communities Gwandi village and Maikurfuna village in Ungushi ward of Kebbe LGA in Sokoto state.

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