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Displaced population tracked by DTM in Vanuatu
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Total population in Vanuatu
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In Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Round 6 (November 2019) the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO), International Organization for Migration (IOM) with support from partners Vanuatu Red Cross, Save the Children, reached and registered a total 7,719 indivi

This report presents the key findings from the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) assessment carried out between 26 May and 6 June 2020 in response to Tropical Cyclone Harold (T.C. Harold).

This map, with data as of 18 March 2019, highlights areas with individals in temporary or emergency shelters. It also details areas which lost mobile coverage and road access following the 2018 eruption. It also shows the number and locations of individuals per village. 

In mid-March 2019 DTM has conducted a rapid Ambae Returnee count. The data was collected from 2019-03-14 to 2019-03-18 by an enumerator team visiting all the communities on Ambae. A total of 80 interviews and site visits were conducted reaching 100% of Returnee communities.

DTM Round 4 Evacuee Lcations in Sanma (February 2019) Maps

Vanuatu — Displacement Map 4 Evacuee Sites Porta Vila (February 2019) Map

Ambae Evacuee Response, Vanuatu
DTM Round 3 (December 4, 2018)

DTM Round 3 Evacuee Sites on Maewo as of October 22, 2018

DTM Round 3 Evacuee Sites in Sanma as of October 22, 2018

Following a volcano eruption on the Ambae island, a majority of displaced people fled to and around Luganville. Around 35 camps and evacuation centers, housing 5,901 individuals divided in 1606 households, were set up. 51% of individuals housed in were male and 49% were female.

Following a volcanic eruption on the island of Ambae, 10,869 individuals were internally displaced. The document provides a breakdowns of IDPs.

Around 65,000 people are in need of emergency shelter. The Displacement Tracking Matrix was rolled out around Port Vila and surrounding areas. Out of 30 IDP sites that are currently open, 25 sites have been assessed, and 5 sites are being assessed. 30 sites remain open.

As of 24 March 2015, there are 3,099 IDPs, 30 open sites and 13 closed sites. This dashboard contains a map indicating locations and status (open/closed) of displacement sites.

As of 20 March 2015, there were 5,000 IDPs, 36 open sites and 6 closed sites. This dashboard contains a map indicating locations and status (open/closed) of displacement sites.


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