Nigeria — Biometric Registration Report General Hospital Camp Bama (30 November 2017)

DTM Nigeria,
Snapshot Date
Nov 30 2017
  • Biometric Registration
  • Registration


Biometric Registration by IOM Nigeria's DTM Unit in General Hospital Camp Bama captured 4,743 displaced households, covering a total of 14,303 displaced persons in the site. The overall average family size is 3, with 50 per cent of the families comprising of 1–2 members, 28 per cent of the families comprising of 3–4 members, 16 per cent of the families comprising of 5–6 members, 5 per cent of the families comprising of 7–8 members and 1 per cent having 9 members. During the registration exercise, the enumerators collected vulnerability data to identify individuals that may require additional assistance. Out of the total population registered, about 15 per cent are people having at least one of the vulnerabilities. These figures are indicative and obtained through the interviewing of the head of household in the presence of other family members. The majority, 86 per cent of the IDPs in the camp were displaced from surrounding wards in Bama, 14 per cent were from neighbouring LGAs including Gwoza (7 per cent), Konduga (2 per cent), Damboa (1 per cent), Maiduguri (1 per cent) and Dikwa (1 per cent). Two per cent were from other locations.

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