On 10 July 2022, the Disaster and Emergency Director for the Autonomous Region of Bougainville was alerted by community representatives in Hagogohe Constituency about a conflict caused because of a land dispute between people from Somar and Mogu villages located in Ward 5, Hagogohe Constituency i
Manam volcano in Papua New Guinea's Madang Province started emitting ash on 20 October 2021. The emitted volcanic ash caused a thick dark smoke that covered the entire Manam Island.
Deos-Tinputz experienced a King Tide at around 2000Hrs on 03 January 2020, leading to the displacement of the local community members who fled to higher ground for safety.
Conflict-related violence resulted in the displacement of 479 people from Konnou Constituency in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville.
This infographic presents findings from sites hosting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in West New Britain Province after the eruption of Ulawun Volcano on 26 June 2019. Presented are findings from six (6) IDP sites namely Soi, Bakada*, Gigipuna-VJ Camp, Sabali Beach, Kabaya* and Koasa.
IOM has been providing assistance to people affected by the earthquake that hit the Highlands region in February 2018. Provinces highly impacted by the disaster were the Southern Highlands and Hela.
Following the earthquake that hit the Highlands region in February 2018, IOM deployed the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) to track human displacements, as well as identify humanitarian needs for those displaced from their community to care centres or displaced within their community. DTM data
Following a 7.5 magnitude earthquake which hit the Highlands Region of Papua New Guinea (PNG) and affected an estimated 544,000 people in five provinces1, assessment teams visited 38 displacement sites2 in the Hela, Southern Highlands and Western Provinces of PNG between 10 – 27 March 2018.