Djibouti — Migration Trends Dashboard (February 2023)
Feb 28 2023
- Flow Monitoring
In February 2023, 20,237 migratory movements were observed at flow monitoring points (FMP) in Djibouti with a daily average of 778 migratory movements. The migratory flows observed on all the FMPs decreased by 16% compared to January 2023 during which 24,001 movements were recorded. In February, migrant flows were significant at the FMP level in Obock (19%), Tadjourah (15%), Ali-Sabieh (14%) and Yoboki (13%). Across all FMPs, the daily average increased from 774 to 778 daily movements compared to the previous month. This could be related to the traditional seasonal migration at the start of the fasting month of Ramadan. Migrants mainly from Ethiopia cross the regions of Dikhil (36%) and Ali Sabieh (19%) through the regions of Tadjourah (25%) and Obock (19%) towards the Arabian Peninsula.