Yemen – Intention Survey Aden IDP Sites (October 2022)
Oct 10 2022
- Displacement Solutions
- Mobility Tracking
- Site Assessment
IOM DTM assessed the current intentions of return of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in 20 internal displacement sites in Aden Governorate from 4 to 10 October 2022. Assessed sites were located in districts of Dar Sad (8), Al Burayqah (7), Khur Maksar (2), Al Mansurah (1), Al Mualla (1), and Ash Shaykh Othman (1). New instances of displacement to and within Aden Governorate were relatively uncommon in 2022, making up two per cent (200 HHs), of all new displacements recorded through IOM DTM’s Rapid Displacement Tracking tool during January to November 2022 across governorates under control of the Internationally Recognized Government (IRG).
Three-quarters of households in assessed sites had arrived between 2017 and 2019 (74%) peaking in the first quarter of 2018 while only 16 per cent had arrived since the beginning of 2020. Most households arrived from Al Hodeidah (75%), where the battle of Al Hodeidah took place starting June 2018 when Yemeni forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition launched the offensive for Hodeidah on de facto authorities. The port of Al Hodeidah represents a strategically significant area to both sides of the conflict as it is a transit point for 80 percent of essential food, medical and commercial supplies for Yemen.