Iraq — Displacement Report 52 (August 2016)

Contact
DTM Iraq, IraqDTM@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Iraq
Period Covered
Jun 22 2016
Jul 17 2016
Activity
  • Mobility Tracking
  • Baseline Assessment

Summary

As of 17 August 2016, the DTM has identified 3,344,154 IDPs (557,359 families) displaced since January 2014, dispersed across 105 districts and 3,823 locations in Iraq. For the same period, the DTM has identified 852,390 returnees (142,065 families). The governorates hosting the largest IDP populations are Anbar, Baghdad, and Dahuk (page 2), with a total of 1,501,650 individuals, corresponding to 45% of the total IDP population. A total of 77% of the displaced population (2,559,648 individuals) have fled from two governorates only, namely Anbar and Ninewa. From 22 July to 17 August 2016, the total number of identified IDPs decreased by 1%, i.e. by 25,098 individuals. Overall, the returnee population increased by 7%, i.e. by 55,632 individuals.