East and the Horn of Africa
DTM East and the Horn of Africa
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Mogadishu hosts the largest estimated protracted internally displaced population in Somalia, mainly living in informal IDP sites across the city. DTM’s October 2017 data collection focusing on the greater Mogadishu area identified a total of 545,000 individuals in over 840 IDP sites.
After the outbreak of the civil war in 1991, parts of Afgooye town became a place of refuge for many of SouthernSomalia’s internally displaced people. The region has become home for many displaced persons from Lower Shabelle, with some also arriving from Bay and Hiraan.
Drought and insecurity has caused many in Lower Shabelle region to flee their rural homes into more urban areas. Wanla Weyn town, as the center of Wanla Weyn district is host to over 20,000 displaced individuals, many living on the outer periphery of the town.
The Flow Monitoring Dataset/Dashboard provides the raw datasets and dashboards for more in-depth analysis at each flow monitoring point. The first tab contains guidelines on how to use the dataset/dashboard, and the second tab contains the flow monitoring data sheet.
Displacement is in Nugaal is centred in the main towns of Garowe and Burtinle. A majority of the IDPs originate from southern and central Somalia mostly displaced due to drought. These IDPs are often at risk of fire outbreaks and flooding, especially those living along the river bank of Garowe.
The Flow Monitoring Dataset/Dashboard provides the raw datasets and dashboards for more in-depth analysis at each flow monitoring point.
This displacement situation report depicts the displacement in 26 districts throughout Somalia. It is estimated that the total IDP population stands at 1.4 million people and that there are 1,549 IDP locations.
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have been sheltering at the Bentiu protection of civilian site (PoC) since December 2013. There are currently 119,139 IDPs seeking protection in the site.
DTM recorded 209,202 IDPs comprising 44,578 households during the period covered.
In Upper Nile State, DTM conducts MTT in two transit areas, Abrouc and Renk, and five sites: Malakal Protection of Civilian (PoC) site, Melut PoC, Dethoma 1 and 2 spontaneous settlements and Khoradar collective center. The movement of IDPs between Abruoc and Magenis is believed to be ongoing.
DTM recorded a 46% increase in the population at Wau Town as a result of the recent conflict. 82% of the Wau Town IDP population are women and children.
By March 2017 DTM identified 149,028 IDPs in 31,504 households across 11 provinces in Burundi. 56% of the displaced population was found to be living with host families.
Relief agencies continue to provide assistance to new arrivals at existing displacement sites since population influxes following the outbreak of violence on April 10.
An outbreak of violence on 10 April in Wau town has displaced an estimated 22,000-25,000 people from their homes.
The DTM team conducted a follow up survey in Abrouc from 28 March to 4 April 2017 to provide more in depth understanding of the intentions of internally displaced persons (IDPs) as well as their sectorial needs. The survey tool included inputs from partners.
The DTM team conducted a market assessment in Abrouc from 28 March – 4 April.
In Round 2 DTM Somalia assessed 119 sites. Of these sites 116 were collective sites and 3 were camps. The total number of individual IDPs across these sites and during this period was 149,819. Of these, 63 per cent were below the age of 17 and 31 per cent were between 18-59 years old.
A compilation of profiles for the districts of: Afmadow (54, 984 IDPs), Balcad (27,282 IDPs), Belet Weyne (132,204 IDPs), Borama (14,130 IDPs), Doolow (56, 436 IDPs), Jowhar (87,786 IDPs), Kismaayo (57,240 IDPs).
December was characterized by disaster triggers which included floods, drought/famine, landslides/mudslides, heavy storms/hailstorms and transport related hazards.