Iraq — Event Tracking — Displacement Movements from Syria to Iraq (23 October 2019)

Contact
IraqDTM@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Iraq
Period Covered
Oct 22 2019 -
Oct 23 2019
Activity
  • Event Tracking
  • Flow Monitoring
  • Migration Flows

Summary

Due to the latest military operations in Syria, DTM Iraq has launched an emergency tracking tool to monitor potential population flow coming through pre-selected border points. Only people being displaced by the conflict will be reported in this update and usual border activities and crossings will not be covered.

— 1,200 individuals have crossed through the informal points nearby Sahela and Alwaleed villages on October 23. This brings the total of individuals having crossed these points in the last 10 days to 8,430.

— All arrivals were transported to Bardarash Camp by bus, 508 from Sahela and 692 from Alwaleed

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