Nigeria — Emergency Tracking Tool Report 276 (16 - 22 May 2022)




DTM Nigeria,
Period Covered
May 16 2022
May 22 2022
  • Mobility Tracking
  • Event Tracking

The DTM Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) is deployed to track and to collect information on large and sudden population movements, provide frequent updates on the scale of displacement and quantify the affected population when needed. As a sub-component of the Mobility Tracking methodology in Nigeria. ETT utilises direct observation and a broad network of key informants to capture best estimates of the affected population per location, enabling targeted humanitarian response planning.

Between 16 and 22 May 2022, a total of 2,499 movements were recorded in Adamawa and Borno States. The recorded movements consisted of 1,990 arrivals and 509 departures. Arrivals were recorded at locations in Askira/Uba, Bama, Damboa, Gwoza, Hawul, Kala/Balge, Monguno and Ngala Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the most conflict-affected state of Borno and in Fufore, Gombi, Hong, Lamurde, Maiha, Michika, Mubi North, Mubi South, Numan, Song, Yola North and Yola South LGAs of Adamawa State.
Departures were recorded in Askira/Uba LGA of Borno State and in Fufore, Girei, Gombi, Hong, Maiha, Michika, Mubi South, Numan, Song, Yola North and Yola South LGAs of Adamawa State. 

ETT assessments identified the following movement triggers: search for better living conditions (765 individuals or 31%), military operations (590 individuals or 24%), seasonal farming (482 individuals or 19%), improved security (334 individuals or 13%), access to humanitarian support (212 individuals or 8%) and family reunification (116 individuals or 5%).