The DTM Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) is deployed to track and to collect information on large and sudden population movements, provide frequent updates on the scale of displacement and quantify the affected population when needed. As a sub-component of the Mobility Tracking methodology in Nigeria. ETT utilises direct observation and a broad network of key informants to capture best estimates of the affected population per location, enabling targeted humanitarian response planning.
Between 11 and 17 April 2022, a total of 2,081 movements were recorded in Adamawa and Borno States. The recorded movements consisted of 1,632 arrivals and 449 departures. Arrivals were recorded at locations in Askira/Uba, Bama, Gwoza, Kala/Balge, Monguno and Ngala Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the most conflict-affected state of Borno and in Fufore, Gombi, Hong, Lamurde, Maiha, Michika, Mubi North, Mubi South, Song, Yola North and Yola South LGAs of Adamawa State.
Departures were recorded in Askira/Uba and Bama LGAs of Borno State and in Fufore, Gombi, Hong, Lamurde, Michika, Mubi North, Numan and Song LGAs of Adamawa State. ETT assessments identified the following movement triggers: voluntary relocation (1,033 individuals or 49%), poor living conditions (391 individuals or 19%), military operations (332 individuals or 16%), improved security (205 individuals or 10%) and seasonal farming (120 individuals or 6%).