Large-scale flooding and landslides have been triggered in several districts across Nepal following heavy rainfalls in July 2020. From the onset of monsoon on 12 June until 25 July, 130 people lost their lives, 115 were injured and 51 went missing due to floods and landslides according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority.
IOM, as the co- cluster lead for Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) cluster planned to roll out the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) following an inter-cluster meeting held on 12 July at the Ministry of Home Affairs, Kathmandu. The baseline assessment was carried out from 15 to 24 July in five remote hilly districts namely Jajarkot, Sindhupalchowk, Gulmi, Shankhuwasabha and Myagdi to identify and verify locations where displaced persons are residing in temporary settlements. It is estimated that around 13, 352 individuals are displaced and are living in 65 active sites spread across 5 districts, 11 rural and urban municipalities and 31 wards. The CCCM cluster is monitoring the situation closely and the DTM is activated to track displacement and humanitarian needs of the displaced populations.