Nigeria

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Displaced population tracked by DTM in Nigeria
Latest IDP estimates from IDMC
3,228,000
In Nigeria, IDMC GRID Dec 2021
Region
West and Central Africa

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

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.

In Nigeria, transhumance is an established practice among cattle herders to overcome the constraints of the dry season, diseases and conflicts in the upper Sahel region.

On 12 September, armed bandits reportedly attacked the communities Gidan Illo in Magaji Gari ward and Baruda in Bardoki ward. Both communities are located in Gummi LGA in Zamfara state.

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 total of 2,185 individuals have been affected by flooding caused by heavy rainfalls accompanied by strong winds in Bauchi State. About 90% of this total have been displaced in the LGAs Damban, Gamawa, Ganjuwa, Jama’are, Ningi, Warji and Zaki of Bauchi State  to neighboring communities.

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.

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.

On 26 August, flood caused by heavy rainfall was reported in Uban Doma community in Kalong ward of Shandam LGA of Plateau state. The flood affected 450 individuals, all individuals affected were displaced to neighbouring shelters.

Between June 1 and August 31 2022, IOM’s DTM programme carried out  assessments to ascertain the level of damage sustained in IDP and host community sites due to heavy windstorms, rainfall and flood. Overall, 72 host community locations, 11 camps and nine collective settlements were assessed.

The Transhumance Tracking Tool (TTT) Early Warning System, as a component of the IOM's Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), with support from community focal points and key informants, collects information on alerts relating to transhumance activities and movements in Adamawa state.

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.

Between 15 and 29 August 2022, IOM’s DTM programme carried out assessments to ascertain the level of damage sustained in the sites as a result of heavy rainfall and windstorms. Overall, 11 locations in Jere, Monguno and Kala Balge LGAs were assessed.

With the onset of the rainy season in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Adamawa, varying degrees of damages have been reported in communities in the LGAs Madagali, Lamurde and Numan.

On 23 August armed bandits reportedly attacked Soron Yamma community in Soron Yamma ward in Binji LGA of Sokoto state.

As part of the IDP relocation programme issued by the Borno State Government (BSG), Federal Training Centre Camp (Dalori I) and 250 Housing Estate Camp (Dalori II), located in the ward Dalori of Konduga LGA were closed between 28 July 2022 and 7 August 2022.

With the onset of the rainy season in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Adamawa, varying degrees of damages have been reported in communities in the LGAs Shelleng and Numan.

With the onset of the rainy season in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Yobe, varying degrees of damages have been reported in locations of Gujba and Gulani LGAs. Rainfall, accompanied by strong winds have caused serious damages to shelters and infrastructures.

he 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.

With the onset of the rainy season in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Yobe, varying degrees of damages have been reported in host communities of Tarmua and Damaturu LGAs. Heavy rainfalls, accompanied by strong winds have caused serious damages to shelters and infrastructures.

Between 01 and 07 August 2022, a total of 3,843 new arrivals were recorded in Adamawa and Borno States.

Nigeria's north-central and north-west zones are afflicted with a multi-dimensional 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).

As part of its DTM programme, IOM Nigeria has incorporated a return assessment that was conducted at household level in the northeastern states of Borno and Adamawa.

As part of the IDP relocation programme issued by the Borno State Government (BSG), Federal Training Centre Camp (Dalori I), located in the ward of Dalori in Konduga LGA, was closed between 04 August 2022 and 07 August 2022.

Estimated number of IDPs and Returnees in Yobe State

Estimated number of IDPs and Returnees in Taraba State

Estimated number of IDPs and Returnees in Gombe State

Estimated number of IDPs and Returnees in Borno State

Estimated number of IDPs and Returnees in Bauchi State

Estimated number of IDPs and Returnees in Adamawa State

Returnees by Current Location and by Previous Displacement

IDPs by current location and by location of origin

Estimated number of IDPs and Returnees by LGA

Multiple maps illustrating all outgoing and incoming movements from Nigeria tracked by the Displacement Tracking Matrix’s Flow Monitoring project. The maps are comprised of data from different periods, with the earliest from March 2017.

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