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 capturebest estimates of the aﬀected population per location, enabling targeted humanitarian response planning.
Between 29 August and 04 September 2022, a total of 2,986 new arrivals were recorded in locations in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States. The new arrivals were recorded at locations in Askira/Uba, Bama, Dikwa, Damboa, Gwoza, Kala Balge, Monguno, and Ngala Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the most conflict-aﬀected state of Borno and in Fufore, Girei, Gombi, Hong, Lamurde, Maiha, Michika, Mubi South, Yola north and Song LGAs of Adamawa and in Bade LGA of Yobe State.
ETT assessments identified the following movement triggers: poor living conditions (915 individuals or 31%), military operations (537 individuals or 18%), improved security (340 individuals or 11%), camp closure (323 individuals or 11%), seasonal farming (294 individuals or 10%), attacks by NSAG (229 individuals or 8%), access to humanitarian support (139 individuals or 5%), family re-unification (123 individuals or 4%), floods (60 individuals or 2%) and fear of attacks (26 individuals or 1%).