Yemen — Rapid Displacement Tracking Update (13 December - 19 December 2020)

21 Dec 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 eleven months of 2020, conflict (82%) and natural disasters (13%) have resulted most of displacements, particularly in Marib, Al Hudaydah, Al Dhale'e, Tiaz, Al Jawf, and Hadramaut governorates. Economic conditions, Health, COVID-19 and other factors caused rest of 5% displacements.

 

From 01 January 2020 to 19 December 2020, IOM Yemen DTM estimates that 28,436 households (HH) (170,616 Individuals) have experienced displacement at least once.

                                                                                                          

Since the beginning of 2020, DTM also identified other 1,321 previously displaced households who left the displaced location and moved to either their place of origin or some other displaced location.

                                                                                                          

Between 13 December 2020 and 19 December 2020, IOM Yemen DTM tracked 206 households (1,236 individuals) displaced at least once. The highest number of displacements were seen in:

                                                                                                          

  • Taizz (74 HH) – Mawza (18 HH), Al Ma'afer (12 HH), Al Misrakh (12 HH) districts. Most displacements in the governorate originated from Taizz and Al Hudaydah.
  • Al Hudaydah (66 HH) – Ad Durayhimi (52 HH), Hays (14 HH) districts. Most displacements in the governorate were internal.
  • Marib (35 HH) – Marib City (26 HH), Al Abdiyah (5 HH), Marib (4 HH) districts. All displacements in the governorate were internal.

                                                                                                          

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

  • Al Hudaydah (81 HH) – Al Hawak (56 HH), Hays (10 HH), Zabid (4 HH) districts.
  • Taizz (49 HH) – Maqbanah (22 HH), Al Ma'afer (5 HH), Jabal Habashy (5 HH) districts.
  • Marib (38 HH) – Raghwan (17 HH), Rahabah (13 HH), Mahliyah (4 HH) districts.

Contact

DTM Yemen, iomyemendtm@iom.int