Iraq — Displacement Report 36 (January 2016)

Contact
DTM Iraq, IraqDTM@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Iraq
Period Covered
Dec 03 2015
Jan 07 2016
Activity
  • Mobility Tracking
  • Baseline Assessment

Summary

From January 2014 to 7 January 2016, the DTM identified 3,290,310 internally displaced individuals (548,385 families), dispersed across 105 districts and 3,663 locations in Iraq. The governorates hosting the largest IDP populations are Baghdad, Anbar and Dahuk (page 2) with a total of 1,579,164 individuals corresponding to 49% of the total IDP population. A total of 76% of the displaced population (2,514,504 individuals) have fled from two governorates only, namely Anbar and Ninewa. From 3 December to 7 January 2016, the total number of identified IDPs recorded an increase of 3%, i.e. 94,920 individuals. Particularly, the governorates of Ninewa, Salah al-Din, Erbil and Baghdad recorded a significant increase (27,450 individuals, 26,046, 22,662 and 20,724 respectively). Overall, the returnee population increased by 6%, i.e. 27,042 individuals.