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Displaced population tracked by DTM in Ethiopia
Total population in Ethiopia
As of 2015 World Bank
Region
East Africa and the Horn of Africa

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50,092 displaced individuals comprising  9,227 households in 58 displacement sites were identified in Afar region. These figures represent an increase of  655  individuals (+1.32%), an increase of 247  households (+2.75%), and 3 sites (+8.11%) since round 15 (January/February 2019).

90,144 displaced individuals comprising  21,439 households in 80 displacement sites were identified in Amhara region. These figures represent an increase of  66,468 individuals (+280.74%), an increase of 14,281  households (+199.51%) and 6 sites (+8.11%) since round 15 (January/February 2019).

20,883 displaced individuals comprising  3,034 households in 13 displacement sites were identified in Gambella region. These figures represent an increase of  142  individuals (+0.68%), a decrease of 30 households (-0.98%) and since round 15 (January/February 2019), no increment of sites.

852,573 displaced individuals comprising  144,316 households in 463 displacement sites were identified in Oromia region.

94,542 displaced individuals comprising  46,873 households in 183 displacement sites were identified in Tigray region.

The majority of the recorded population were displaced before 2018 with 890 sites reportedly opening in 2016 or 2017 (DTM Rounds 1-8). Conflict was reported as the primary driver of displacement with 1,623,716 conflict-affected IDPs tracked through the Site Assessment.

Localized conflict in Benishangul Gumuz region (BSG) and East and West Wollega zones of Oromia region beginning in the last week of September 2018 is believed to have displaced an estimated 191,995 individuals comprising 36,470 households.

From April to July 2018 a localized conflict in Gedeo and West Guji zones caused the displacement of an estimated 958,175 people.

859,290 displaced individuals comprising 143,902 households in 472 displacement sites were identified in Oromia region.

1,166,878 displaced individuals comprising 196,628 households in 409 displacement sites were identified in Somali region.

49,437 displaced individuals comprising 8,980 households in 55 displacement sites were identified in Afar region.

82,968 displaced individuals comprising 38,293 households in 162 displacement sites were identified in Tigray region.

There are 23,676 displaced individuals comprising 7,158 households in 74 displacement sites were identified in Amhara region.

20,741 displaced individuals comprising 3,064 households in 13 displacement sites were identified in Gambella region.

The majority of the recorded population were displaced before 2018, with 904 sites which reportedly opened in 2016/17 (DTM Rounds 1 - 8). Conflict was reported as the primary driver of displacement (1,663,396 IDPs), followed by displacement due to climate induced factors (508,723 IDPs).

From April to July 2018 a localized conflict in Gedeo and West Guji zones caused the displacement of an estimated 958,175 people. As of 13 February 2019, an estimated 619,071 individuals are still displaced across both zones.

Localized conflict in Benishangul Gumuz region (BSG) and East and West Wollega zones of Oromia region beginning in the last week of September 2018 is believed to have displaced an estimated 191,752 individuals comprising 36,438  households.

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1,145,848 displaced individuals comprising  180,772 households in 515 displacement sites were identified in Oromia region.

 72,113 displaced individuals comprising  33,448 households in 149 displacement sites were identified in Tigray region.

1,006,276 displaced individuals comprising  167,652 households in 389 displacement sites were identified in Somali region.

50,619 displaced individuals comprising  8,780 households in 54 displacement sites were identified in Afar region.

The majority of the recorded population were displaced during 2017 with 604 sites which reportedly opened in 2017 (DTM Rounds 3-8). Conflict was reported as the primary driver of displacement (1,773,482IDPs), followed by displacement due to climate induced factors (498,417IDPs).

13,519 displaced individuals comprising  4,109 households in 59 displacement sites were identified in Amhara region.

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