Nigeria — Displacement Report 7 (1 November — 31 December 2015)

DTM Nigeria,
Period Covered
Nov 01 2015
Dec 31 2015
  • Mobility Tracking
  • Baseline Assessment


2,151,979 IDPs (313,575 households) were identified in Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue, Borno, Gombe, Taraba, Yobe, Nasarawa, Plateau, Kaduna, Kano, Zamfara states and Abuja. Borno state (1,434,149 IDPs) has the highest number of IDPs, followed by Adamawa (136,010 IDPs) and Yobe (131,203 IDPs). 55.73% of the IDP population are children and 28.13% are less than five years old. 92.44% of IDPs live in host families while 7.56% live in camps. 78 camps and camp-like sites were identified. The report contains details of location of displacement, demographics, reasons for displacement, duration of displacement, place of origin of IDPs, types of location, data on returnees, registration of IDPs (including information on needs and return intentions). Site assessment information is available for 76 camps or camp-like sites, and includes sectoral needs, namely shelter, WASH, food and nutrition, health, education, protection, communication and livelihoods.