Papua New Guinea — Mount Bagana Site Profile — Wakunai and Torokina #2 (August 2023)
Aug 14 2023
- Mobility Tracking
- Site Assessment
- Baseline Assessment
IOM continues to work in partnership with the National Disaster Centre and Bougainville Office for Disaster and Climate Change to assess and assist communities affected by Mt. Bagana volcano eruption. IOM, at the request of the National Disaster Centre and Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG) deployed the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) on 26-30 July 2023 that identified a total of 3,303 people (724 households) displaced to Wakunai and Piva station care centres.1 A second round of the DTM deployed on 10-14 August 2023 has witnessed a 19 per cent increase in the IDP population from the first round. This report presents findings from the second round of the DTM assessment.