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Les conflits agro-pastoraux liés à la transhumance, pratique ancestrale au Cameroun et dans la sous-région, sont devenus une cause d’insécurité majeure à la frontière avec le Tchad et la République centrafricaine.

The objective of the Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) is to collect information on large and sudden population movements. Information is collected through key informant interviews or direct observation.

Le suivi des urgences a pour but de recueillir des informations sur les mouvements importants et soudains de populations. Les informations sont collectées à travers des entretiens avec des informateurs clés ou des observations directes.

The crisis currently affecting the Lake Chad Basin states results from a complex combination of factors, including conflict with Non-State Armed Groups, extreme poverty, underdevelopment and a changing climate, which together have triggered significant displacement of populations.

La crise dans le Bassin du lac Tchad est le résultat d’une combinaison complexe d’une multitude de facteurs, y compris un conflit armé impliquant des groups armés non étatiques, des niveaux extrêmes de pauvreté, un sous-développement persistent, et des bouleversements climatiques, qui ont conduit

The Central Sahel area, and in particular the Liptako Gourma region, which borders Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, is affected by a complex crisis involving growing competition over dwindling resources; climatic variability; demographic pressure; high levels of poverty; disaffection and a lack of l

La région du Sahel central, et plus particulièrement la zone du Liptako Gourma, qui enjambe le Burkina Faso, le Mali et le Niger, est témoin d’une crise complexe qui comprend comme enjeux une compétition grandissante pour le contrôle de ressources; des bouleversements climatiques; une croissance

In the states Borno and Adamawa, a total of 5,705 movements were recorded, comprising 5,112 arrivals and 593 departures, between 15 and 21 February 2021.

As a result of the order to leave given to herders in some southern states in Nigeria, a considerable influx of fulani herdsmen was recorded in Labduga Community in Kachia LGA of Kaduna State.

L’agropastoralisme transhumant, pratique ancestrale au Cameroun et dans la sous-région, représente une activité capitale pour l’économie et occupe une part importante de la population.

Le système d’élevage transhumant, pratique ancestrale au Burkina Faso et dans toute l’Afrique de l’Ouest, est confronté à des facteurs de vulnérabilité (crise sécuritaire, faible pluviométrie, compétition sur les ressources naturelles) qui menacent sa durabilité, fragilisent ses capacités d’adapt

During the COVID-19 pandemic, IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) monitors the movement to and from Nigeria's Adamawa and Borno States, located in the North East Zone.

Nigeria's North Central and North West Zones are afflicted with a multidimensional crisis that is 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 al

The lingering conflict in Nigeria's North East Zone has been the major cause of widespread population displacement. Over 700,000 persons have been forced to leave their areas of residence in search of safety and security in neighbouring Wards and LGAs.

Ce tableau de bord présente des informations sur deux mouvements de personnes survenus les 17 et 18 février 2021 dans deux sites de la province du Lac.

This dashboard provides information on displacement which took place on 17 and 18 February 2021 in two sites of Lac Province.

In the states Borno and Adamawa, a total of 2,164 movements were recorded, comprising 1,511 arrivals and 653 departures, between 8 and 14 February 2021.

The crisis in Nigeria’s North Central and North West Zones, which involves long-standing tensions between ethnic and religious groups; attacks by criminal groups; and banditry/hirabah (such as kidnapping and grand larceny along major highways) led to a fresh wave of

During the COVID-19 pandemic, IOM's Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) monitors the movement to and from Nigeria's Adamawa and Borno State, located in the North East Zone.

In the states Borno and Adamawa, a total of 1,876 movements were recorded, comprising 1,413 arrivals and 463 departures, between 1 and 7 February 2021.

This Round 2 of the COVID-19 Situation Analysis is based on an assessment of knowledge, practice and impact of the pandemic on internally displaced persons (IDPs) in conflict-affected communities in the geopolitical zones North West and North Central in Nigeria.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, IOM's Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), monitors the movements to and from Nigeria's Adamawa and Borno States, located in the North East Zone.

The crisis in Nigeria’s North Central and North West zones, which involves long-standing tensions between ethnic and religious groups; attacks by criminal groups; and banditry/hirabah (such as kidnapping and grand larceny along major highways) led to a fresh wave of

The objective of the Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) is to collect information on large and sudden population movements.

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