Nigeria — Transhumance Tracking Tool Report — Early Warning Dashboard 14 (June 2023)
Jun 30 2023
- Mobility Tracking
- Event Tracking
To better understand trends in transhumance movements, assess the impact of conflicts, mitigate transhumant herders and sedentary farmers’ conflicts in Adamawa and Taraba states in Nigeria, the transhumance tracking tools, as a component of the IOM's Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) and supported by a network of community key informants, operationalised the Early Warning System in 5 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Adamawa state out of the selected 9 LGAs in 2 states (7 and 2 LGAs of Adamawa and Taraba state respectively) triangulated 219 alerts were across the 5-project operationalised LGAs in Adamawa state.
The triangulated alerts comprise 172 (79%) events and 47 (21%) movement alerts. The largest number of reported alerts is in Demsa LGA (32%) followed by Lamurde LGA (25%), Numan LGA (20%), Girei (12%), and Mayo-Belwa LGA (11%). The disaggregated alerts show the highest reported event alerts of 9 per cent each in the Gereng and Kodompti wards of Girei and Numan LGA respectively followed by Ndikong (7%) while 5 per cent alerts were reported for each ward of Bille in Demsa LGA, Waduku, Dubange, Gyawana, Lafiya, Lamurde wards in Lamurde LGA and Bwalki ward in Numan LGA.
The alerts resulted to population displacement in 1 per cent of instances, while 23 per cent result in casualties or injuries.