Niger — Flow Monitoring Report (January 2020)

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DTM Niger monitors migration flows at seven key transit points around the country: Arlit, Séguédine/Madama, Magaria, Dan Barto, Dan Issa and Tahoua. In January 2020, 2,107 individuals were on average observed crossing FMPs daily. This represents a 25 per cent decrease when compared to the previous month. The majority of travelers (63%) were men, while 23 per cent were women and 14 per cent were children. Niger and Nigeria were both the main countries of provenance (8é% and 11%) and of destination (72% and _%) of travellers. Nationals from Niger and Nigeria accounted for 94 per cent of all the migrants recorded at the FMPs. Economic migration, including but not limited to long-term migration of more than six months (38% of flows), short-term movements (36%) and seasonal migration (25%) were the primary types of movements observed.

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