Vanuatu

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Displaced population tracked by DTM in Vanuatu
Latest IDP estimates (conflict) from IDMC
No figure is available
In Vanuatu, IDMC GRID Dec 2017
Total population in Vanuatu
As of 2015 World Bank
Region
Asia and the Pacific

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

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.

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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