East Africa and the Horn of Africa

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Displaced population tracked by DTM
5,126,844
As of Sep 2020

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Operations

DTM’s Flow Monitoring Registry (FMR) surveys people on the move at key transit points within South Sudan (SSD) and at its borders.

Ce suivi des urgences a été realisé au Burundi pendant la semaine du 4 au 17 octobre 2020. La DTM a identifié 874 personnes affectées pour pluies torrentielles et 546 personnes déplacées.

The DTM has identified 127,832 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in 27,615 households, 83% of the displacement were due to natural disasters and 17% other reasons in the month of September 202

La DTM a identifié 127 832 personnes déplacées internes (PDI) réparties dans 27 615 ménages déplacés, 83% des déplacements étaient dus à des catastrophes naturelles et 17% à d'autres raisons.

The DTM Ethiopia Site Assessment Durable Solutions Index Report measures the progress of IDP populations towards overcoming displacement-related vulnerabilities by examining specific criteria outlined within the IASC Framework on Durable Solu

The DTM Ethiopia Village Assessment Survey Durable Solutions Index Report measures the progress of returning IDP populations towards overcoming displacement-related vulnerabilities by examining specific criteria out

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) conducted emergency Event Tracking on 23 September 2020 to capture information about conflict induced displacement to Juba County, Central Equatoria State.

DTM focal points conducted emergency Event Tracking assessments in Adior and Malek payams of Yirol East County on 6 September 2020, to collect information on locations of displacement, urgent needs and demographic profiles of households displaced as a result of flooding.

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix conducted a remote Event Tracking assessment between 14 and 21 September 2020 in Raja County, Western Bahr El Ghazal State with subsequent follow-up on the ground.

This mid-year edition of A Region on the Move is marked by the unprecedented restrictions on global mobility caused by the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

On 10 September 2020, IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix joined an inter-agency flood assessment team in Mankien Town and Ruathnyibol to assess displacement dynamics, settlements and needs of flood affected populations. The floods displaced 3,015 individuals (425 households) in both locations.

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix conducted Emergency Event Tracking on 16 September 2020 through interviews with key informants in order to gather information on locations of displacement, key needs and demographic profiles of displaced households affected by natural disaster (flooding).

DTM mapped four locations (neighbourhoods) of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) displaced by floods in Akobo County of Jonglei State on 15 September 2020 in coordination with other humanitarian partners and authorities.

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix conducted 4,700 interviews representing 11,661 individual movements into and out of Bentiu Protection of Civilian (PoC) site, Malakal PoC site, Wau PoC Adjacent Area (AA) and Wau Masna Collective Centre in June 2020.

Persistent rainfall in Uror County of Jonglei State throughout July and August 2020 led to the flooding of the Fulus / Shwal River causing temporary displacement and disruption in service provision to more than 32,197 individuals (5,840 households).

On 16 September 2020, IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) conducted Emergency Event Tracking to capture information about flood induced displacement in Tonj East County of Warrap State.

On 10 September 2020, IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) conducted Emergency Event Tracking to capture information about localized conflict induced displacement in Tonj North County of Warrap State.

The first half of 2020 was marked by an escalation in sub-national and localized violence throughout the country and Jonglei State and the Greater Pibor Administrative Area (GPAA) have been major hotspots for such violence.

La DTM a identifié 299 personnes réparties dans 55 ménages, affectées par des pluies torrentielles et des vents violents dans les provinces de Cankuzo et Rumonge.

 

The DTM has identified 131,336 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in 28,333 households, 83% of the displacement were due to natural disasters and 17% other reasons in the month of August 2020 covering all 18 provinces of Burundi.

La DTM a identifié 131 336 personnes déplacées internes (PDI) réparties dans 28 333 ménages déplacés, 83% des déplacements étaient dus à des catastrophes naturelles et 17% à d'autres raisons.

 

As of July 2020, DTM in the region tracked 6.3M Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and 2.9M Returnees, as reported during the latest round of DTM assessments for each country, or through secondary data sources.

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