Ethiopia

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Displaced population tracked by DTM in Ethiopia
Total population in Ethiopia
As of 2018 World Bank
Region
East Africa and the Horn of Africa

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  • Administrative division with available number of displaced persons
  • Site assessed by DTM

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In order to capture the displacement and mobility dynamics in Ethiopia, DTM Ethiopia's National Displacement Report combines its findings from its Site Assessment (SA) in Section 1 and findings from the Village Assessment Survey (VAS) in Section 2.

877,537 displaced individuals comprising 145,217 households in 460 displacement sites were identified in Oromia region. These figures represent an increase of 24,964 individuals (+2.93%), an increase of 901 households (+0.62%), a decrement of 3 sites (-0.65%) since round 16 (March/April 2019).

1,051,542 displaced individuals comprising 175,378 households in 419 displacement sites were identified in Somali region.

96,256 displaced individuals comprising 49,388 households in 207 displacement sites were identified in Tigray region.

This analysis represents a snapshot of the displacement context from 1st May to 1st June 2019. It does not reflect any return movements or other changes which may have taken place after the period of data collection.

58,145 displaced individuals comprising 10,383 households in 63 displacement sites were identified in Afar region.

31,041 displaced individuals comprising 3,846 households in 13 displacement sites were identified in Gambella region.

102,761 displaced individuals comprising 24,040 households in 82 displacement sites were identified in Amhara region. These figures represent an increase of 12,617 individuals

877,537 displaced individuals comprising 145,217 households in 460 displacement sites were identified in Oromia region. These figures represent an increase of 24,964 individuals (+2.93%), an increase of 901 households (+0.62%), a decrement of 3 sites (-0.65%) since round 16 (March/April 2019).

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.

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).

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

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.

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

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