Yemen — Rapid Displacement Tracking Update (11 October - 17 October 2020)

18 Oct 2020 Yemen English Download

DTM’s Rapid Displacement Tracking (RDT) tool collects and reports on numbers of households forced to flee on a daily basis, allowing for regular reporting of new displacements in terms of numbers, geography and needs. In the first eights months of 2020, conflict and natural disasters have resulted in new patterns of displacement, particularly in Marib, Al Hudaydah, Al Dhale'e, Taizz, and Al Jawf governorates.  

From 01 January 2020- 17 October 2020, IOM Yemen DTM estimates that 25,634 Households (153,804 Individuals) have experienced displacement, at least once.


Since the beginning of 2020, DTM also identified other 1,238 previously displaced households who left the displaced location and moved to either their place of origin or some other displaced location.


Between the 11 October 2020 and 17 October 2020, IOM Yemen DTM tracked 340 Households (2,040 individuals) displaced at least once, the highest number of displacements were seen in:


  • Marib (150 HH) – Al Abdiyah (38 HH), Sirwah (32 HH), Marib City (28 HH) districts. Most displacements in the governorate originated from Marib and Al Jawf.
  • Al Hudaydah (96 HH) – Al Khawkhah (67 HH), Bayt Al Faqiah (20 HH), Hays (9 HH) districts. Most displacements in the governorate originated from Taiz and Al Hudaydah.
  • Taizz (61 HH) – Jabal Habashy (14 HH), Al Mukha (13 HH), Salh (9 HH) districts.      All displacements in the governorate were internal.


Most displacement resulted from increased conflict in the following governorates and districts.

  • Al Hudaydah (112 HH) – Ad Durayhimi (59 HH), Hays (17 HH), Al Hawak (17 HH) districts.
  • Marib (99 HH) – Mahliyah (31 HH), Rahabah (29 HH), Medghal (22 HH) districts.
  • Taizz (35 HH) – Maqbanah (11 HH), Sabir Al Mawadim (6 HH), Mawza (4 HH) districts.


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