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Displacement Movements

2,968,000
IDMC 2021
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IDP Population Trend

  • Administrative division with available number of displaced persons
  • Site assessed by DTM
About Somalia

With reoccurring floods and droughts, as well as ongoing evictions in urban areas, the estimated displaced population in Somalia stands at 2.65 million as of 31 July 2018 (UNHCR). Among them are 60,000 individuals recently displaced by seasonal flooding exacerbated by the El Nino phenomenon since October 2015 and military offence between Alshabab and AMISOM. IOM Somalia aims to improve information management in fluid displacement situations, thereby enhancing evidence-based and timely prioritization in the delivery of humanitarian assistance in riverine areas along the Juba and Shabelle Rivers in Somalia.


DTM in Somalia conducted tracking mechanism across 5 regions Juba Hoose, Shebelle Dhexe, Hiraan, Awdal and Gedo) in 7 districts (Afmadow, Balcad, Belet Weyne, Borama, Doolow, Jowhar and Kismayo). The data collected is shared with OCHA, Somali Disaster Management Agency of the Federal Government of Somalia, and other humanitarian partners for feedback and consultations before finalization and dissemination. The main targeted population are IDP's in informal and formal settlements, IDP's in host communities, returnees from internal displacement as well as returnees from abroad.

Somalia Mobility Tracking Baseline Assessment Feb - May 2020

Current Donors
JSB, Germany, DANIDA, OFDA

Mobility Impact due to COVID-19 in Somalia

The current outbreak of COVID-19 has affected global mobility in the form of various travel disruptions, restrictions and blockages. To better understand how COVID-19 affects global mobility, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been working to map the impacts on human mobility, at Global, Regional and Country level.


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Somalia — Border Point Flow Monitoring — (November 2022)

A total of 29,182 movements were observed in November, 2022, representing a similar trend to 2021 when 26,435 movements were observed during the same period. Regional differences were observed.

Relationships in Transit: Local communities’ interactions with transiting migrants along the Eastern Route in Djibouti and the Somaliland region

This study, based on a collaboration between the Mixed Migration Centre (MMC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) examines the dynamics between local communities and migrants, most of whom are Ethiopians,

Somalia — Border Point Flow Monitoring — (15 - 31 October 2022)

A total of 13,007 movements were observed between the 15th and 31st of October, 2022, representing a similar trend to 2021 when 14,207 movements were observed during the same period. Regional differences were observed.


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Somalia — ETT (Drought) — Bay Region - R15 (07 - 12 Jan 2023)
Jan 12 2023

ETT is a crisis-based tool that tracks sudden displacement triggered by specific events or emerging crises. The objective of ETT is to help prioritize humanitarian response and to enable partners to deliver rapid assistance. Based on previous drought induced displacement patterns, and the ones…

Mobility Tracking, Event Tracking
Somalia — ETT (Drought) — Bay Region - R14 (31 Dec 2022 - 05 Jan 2023)
Jan 11 2023

ETT is a crisis-based tool that tracks sudden displacement triggered by specific events or emerging crises. The objective of ETT is to help prioritize humanitarian response and to enable partners to deliver rapid assistance. Based on previous drought induced displacement patterns, and the ones…

Mobility Tracking, Event Tracking
Somalia — ETT (Drought) — Bay Region - R13 (24 - 30 Dec 2022)
Jan 09 2023

ETT is a crisis-based tool that tracks sudden displacement triggered by specific events or emerging crises. The objective of ETT is to help prioritize humanitarian response and to enable partners to deliver rapid assistance. Based on previous drought induced displacement patterns, and the ones…

Mobility Tracking, Event Tracking
Somalia — ETT (Drought) — Bay Region - R12 (17 - 22 Dec 2022)
Jan 08 2023

ETT is a crisis-based tool that tracks sudden displacement triggered by specific events or emerging crises. The objective of ETT is to help prioritize humanitarian response and to enable partners to deliver rapid assistance. Based on previous drought induced displacement patterns, and the ones…

Mobility Tracking, Event Tracking
Somalia — ETT (Drought) — Bay Region - R11 (10 - 15 Dec 2022)
Dec 15 2022

In early 2022, as the drought continued to worsen with displacement increasing in Somalia, DTM team started to pilot an Emergency Trends Tracking (ETT) tool in Gedo region to monitor displacement trends and hotspots in support of operational planning. In July 2022, four failed consecutive rainy…

Mobility Tracking, Event Tracking
Somalia — ETT (Drought) — Bay Region - R10 (03 - 08 Dec 2022)
Dec 08 2022

In early 2022, as the drought continued to worsen with displacement increasing in Somalia, DTM team started to pilot an Emergency Trends Tracking (ETT) tool in Gedo region to monitor displacement trends and hotspots in support of operational planning. In July 2022, four failed consecutive rainy…

Mobility Tracking, Event Tracking
Somalia — ETT (Drought) — Bay Region - R9 (27 Nov - 01 Dec 2022)
Dec 02 2022

In early 2022, as the drought continued to worsen with displacement increasing in Somalia, DTM team started to pilot an Emergency Trends Tracking (ETT) tool in Gedo region to monitor displacement trends and hotspots in support of operational planning. In July 2022, four failed consecutive rainy…

Mobility Tracking, Event Tracking
Somalia — ETT (Drought) — Bay Region - R8 (19 - 24 Nov 2022)
Nov 25 2022

In early 2022, as the drought continued to worsen with displacement increasing in Somalia, DTM team started to pilot an Emergency Trends Tracking (ETT) tool in Gedo region to monitor displacement trends and hotspots in support of operational planning. In July 2022, four failed consecutive rainy…

Mobility Tracking, Event Tracking
Somalia — ETT (Drought) — Bay Region - R1 to R7 (17 Sep - 17 Nov 2022)
Nov 11 2022

In early 2022, as the drought continued to worsen with displacement increasing in Somalia, DTM team started to pilot an Emergency Trends Tracking (ETT) tool in Gedo region to monitor displacement trends and hotspots in support of operational planning. In July 2022, four failed consecutive rainy…

Mobility Tracking, Event Tracking
Somalia — Baseline Assessment (B2) - Puntland — Round 1
Dec 20 2021

A baseline assessment is a sub-component of mobility tracking. It aims to collect data on IDP, migrant or returnee population presence in a defined administrative area of the country.

Mobility Tracking, Baseline Assessment
Somalia — Baseline Assessment (B2) - Somaliland — Round 1
Dec 20 2021

A baseline assessment is a sub-component of mobility tracking. It aims to collect data on IDP, migrant or returnee population presence in a defined administrative area of the country.

Mobility Tracking, Baseline Assessment
Somalia — Baseline Assessment (B2) — Round 1
May 10 2021

A baseline assessment is a sub-component of mobility tracking. It aims to collect data on IDP, migrant or returnee population presence in a defined administrative area of the country.

Mobility Tracking, Baseline Assessment
Somalia - Baseline Assessment (B2) - Pilot Round 0
Sep 15 2020

A baseline assessment is a sub-component of mobility tracking. It aims to collect data on IDP, migrant or returnee population presence in a defined administrative area of the country.

Mobility Tracking, Baseline Assessment
Somalia — Flow Monitoring — May 2019
Jul 25 2019

Somalia Flow Monitoring dataset

Flow Monitoring Survey, Flow Monitoring
Somalia - Flow Monitoring April 2019
May 29 2019

Somalia Flow Monitoring data-set for the month of April 2019

Flow Monitoring
Somalia - Flow Monitoring March 2019
Apr 24 2019

Somalia Flow Monitoring data-set March 2019

Flow Monitoring
Somalia - Flow Monitoring February 2019
Mar 13 2019

Somalia Flow Monitoring dataset for the month of February 2019

Flow Monitoring
Somalia - Flow Monitoring January 2019
Feb 14 2019

Somalia Flow Monitoring dataset for the month of January 2019

Flow Monitoring
Somalia - Flow Monitoring December 2018
Jan 28 2019

Somalia Flow Monitoring Dataset for the month of December 2018

Flow Monitoring
Somalia - Flow Monitoring November 2018
Dec 21 2018

Somalia Flow Monitoring dataset for the month of November 2018

Flow Monitoring

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