Yemen — Rapid Displacement Tracking Update (26 July - 1 August 2020)

06 Aug 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 five months of 2020, conflict has resulted in new patterns of displacement, particularly in within Marib, Al Dhale'e, and Taizz governorates.

From 01 January 2020 - 1 August 2020, IOM Yemen DTM estimates that 17,877 Households or 107,262 Individuals have experienced displacement, at least once.

Between the 26th July 2020 and 1st of August 2020, IOM Yemen DTM tracked 693 Households or 4,158 individuals displaced at least once, the highest number of displacements were seen in:

  • Al Hudaydah (612 HH) – Al Qanawis (486 HH), Az Zuhrah (115 HH), At Tuhayat (6 HH) districts. Most displacements in the governorate were internal.
  • Marib (66 HH) – Sirwah (65 HH), Marib City (1 HH) districts. Most displacements in the governorate were internal.
  • Taizz (14 HH) – Al Misrakh (5 HH),Mashra'a Wa Hadnan (3 HH),Jabal Habashy (2 HH) districts. Most displacements in the governorate were originated from Taiz and Al Hudaydah.

Most displacement resulted from floods and heavy rains in the following Governorates and districts:

  • Al Hudaydah (601 HH) – Al Qanawis (486 HH), Az Zuhrah (115 HH) districts.
  • Marib (65 HH) – Sirwah (65 HH) district.

Methods used:

· 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.

Limitations:

·        DTM Yemen is unable to report on figures in some governorates due to access limitations

Contact

DTM Yemen, iomyemendtm@iom.int