Central Mozambique — Multi-Sectorial Location Assessment (MSLA) Report 21 (September 2021)

DTM Mozambique, DTMMozambique@iom.int
Period Covered
Sep 14 2021
Oct 01 2021
  • Site Assessment
  • Mobility Tracking


From 14 September to 1 October 2021, in close coordination with Mozambique’s National Institute for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction (INGD) of Manica and Sofala, the International Organization for Migration (IOM)’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) teams conducted Multi-Sectoral Location Assessments (MSLA) in 72 sites hosting 109,169 internally displaced persons (IDPs) - 83,018 in Sofala and 26,151 in Manica - in response to the mass displacements caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai, Tropical Cyclone Eloise, Tropical Storm Chalane, floods, violence and insecurity in the Central region, and the conflict in Cabo Delgado. Of the total 109,169 individuals in the assessed sites, 26,343 (or 24%) are women, 23,658 (22%) are men, and 59,168 (54%) are children. Demographic data in Figures 2 and 3 is a sample collected through random sampling of twenty households per site.