Niger — Flow Monitoring Report 38 (August 2020)

30 Sep 2020 Niger Round 38 English Download

DTM Niger monitors migration flows at seven key transit points around the country: Arlit, Séguédine/Madama, Magaria, Dan Barto, Dan Issa and Tahoua. In August 2020, 1,703 individuals were on average observed crossing FMPs daily. This represents a 1 per cent decrease when compared to the previous month. The majority of travelers (67%) were men, while 22 per cent were women and 10 per cent were children. Niger and Nigeria were both the main countries of provenance (83% and 9%) and of destination (81% and 9%) of travellers. Nationals from Niger and Nigeria accounted for 68 per cent of all the migrants recorded at the FMPs. Seasonal migration (38% of the flows), Short-term movements (33%) and economic migration, including but not limited to long-term migration of more than six months (28%) were the primary types of movements observed.

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