Nigeria — Emergency Tracking Tool Quarterly Report (January - March 2023)
Mar 31 2023
- Mobility Tracking
- Event Tracking
Between January and March 2023, a total of 26,557 new arrivals had been recorded in many locations in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States. The new arrivals were recorded at locations in Askira/Uba, Bama, Biu, Damboa, Dikwa, Gubio, Gwoza, Hawul, Kaga, Kala Balge*, Munguno and Ngala Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the most conflict-affected Borno State and in Demsa, Fufore, Girei, Gombi, Hong, Lamurde, Maiha, Michika, Mubi North, Mubi South, Numan, Song, Yola North and Yola South LGAs of Adamawa State; and in Damaturu LGA of Yobe State.
Out of the 26,557 arrivals, 3,113 individuals arrived from the neighboring countries (1,926 from Cameroon, 825 from the Republic of Niger and 362 from the Republic of Chad). Out of these 3,113 individuals, 3,048 are now considered to be IDPs as they are Nigerian nationals who sought refuge in the neighboring countries and now integrated in Banki, GSS, Rann, Transit and Waterboard Camps. The remaining 65 individuals are considered as returnees as they returned to their communities of origin. 23,278 individuals arrived from other locations within the North East.
ETT assessments identified the following movement triggers: poor living conditions (14,372 individuals or 54%), improved security (4,556 individuals or 17%), access to humanitarian support (2,679 individuals or 10%), military operations (1,173 individuals or 4%), family re-unification (1,152 individuals or 4%), Conflict/attacks (1,018 individuals or 3%), seasonal farming (805 individuals or 3%), camp closure (659 individuals or 3%), fear of attacks (125 individuals or 1%), flood (10 individuals or <1%) and voting (8 individuals or <1%).
Bama LGA recorded the highest number of arrivals with 7,834 individuals or 29 per cent of the total individuals, which was followed by Gwoza LGA with 4,261 individuals or 16 per cent. Meanwhile, Hawul LGA recorded the least arrivals with 21 individuals or less than one per cent.