Iraq — Displacement Report 119 (November - December 2020)

10 Mar 2021 Iraq English Download

Data collection for Round 119 took place in November and December 2020. As of 31 December 2020, DTM identified 4,831,566 returnees (805,261 households), dispersed across eight governorates, 38 districts, and 2,121 locations in Iraq. A higher number of new returnees were recorded in Round 119 (49,152) compared with the number recorded in Round 118 (38,364). The most common governorates that individuals returned to between November and December 2020 include Ninewa (where 31,932 individuals were recorded), Anbar (5,574), and Salah al-Din (4,530). During the same period, DTM also identified 1,224,108 IDPs (210,863 households), dispersed across 18 governorates, 105 districts, and 2,937 locations in Iraq (two fewer locations than the last round). This represents an overall decrease of 54,756 IDPs since the previous round. Regarding IDPs’ area of origin, consistent with the previous round, 58 per cent of the current caseload of IDPs come from Ninewa Governorate, especially from Mosul (258,405 individuals), Sinjar (209,675), and Al-Ba’aj (101,645). The next highest shares of IDPs come from Salah al-Din and Anbar governorates, which feature 12 per cent and 11 per cent, respectively. 

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