Mobility Tracking

Nigeria — COVID-19 Point Of Entry Dashboard 23 (17 - 23 October 2020)

IOM DTM in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the state Ministry of Health have been conducting monitoring of individuals moving into Nigeria's conflict-affected northeastern states of Adamawa and Borno under pillar four (Points of entry) of COVID 19 preparedness and response planning guidelines.
 
During the period 17 - 23 October 2020, 121 movements were observed at Five Points of Entries in Adamawa and Borno states. Of the total movements recorded, 34 were incoming from Extreme Nord in Cameroon.
 
A range of data was collected during the assessment to better inform on migrants’ nationalities, gender, reasons for moving, mode of transportation and timeline of movement as shown in Figures 1 to 4 below:

Contact

DTM Nigeria, AllUsersInDTMNigeria@iom.int

Nigeria — North Central & North West Flash Report #22 (19 - 25 October 2020)

The crisis in Nigeria’s North Central and North West zones, which involves long-standing tensions between ethnic and linguistic groups; attacks by criminal groups; and banditry/hirabah (such as kidnapping and grand larceny along major highways) led to fresh wave of population displacement.
 
Latest attacks affected 302 individuals, including 10 injuries and 21 fatalities, in Sabuwa LGA of Katsina State and Shinkafi, Talata Mafara LGAs of Zamfara State between 19 - 25 October 2020. The attacks caused people to flee to neighboring localities.
 
A rapid assessment was conducted by field staff to assess the impact on people and immediate needs.

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DTM Nigeria, AllUsersInDTMNigeria@iom.int

Yemen — Rapid Displacement Tracking Update (18 October - 24 October 2020)

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- 24 October 2020, IOM Yemen DTM estimates that 26,040 Households (156,240 Individuals) have experienced displacement, at least once.

                                                                                                                        

Since the beginning of 2020, DTM also identified other 1,247 previously displaced households who left the displaced location and moved to either their place of origin or some other displaced location.

                                                                                                                        

Between the 18 October 2020 and 24 October 2020, IOM Yemen DTM tracked 340 Households (2,040 individuals) displaced at least once, the highest number of displacements were seen in:

                                                                                                                        

  • Marib (256 HH) – Marib (130 HH), Marib City (42 HH), Al Abdiyah (30 HH) districts. Most displacements in the governorate originated from Marib and Al Jawf.
  • Taizz (66 HH) – Jabal Habashy (13 HH), Al Mukha (11 HH), Mawza (7 HH) districts. Most displacements in the governorate originated from Taiz and Al Hudaydah.
  • Al Dhale'e (14 HH) – Qa'atabah (14 HH) district.Most displacements in the governorate were internal.

                                                                                                                        

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

  • Marib (182 HH) – Mahliyah (58 HH), Rahabah (46 HH), Medghal (37 HH) districts.
  • Al Jawf (48 HH) – Al Hazm (37 HH), Khabb wa ash Sha'af (9 HH), Al Maton (2 HH) districts.
  • Al Hudaydah (35 HH) – Al Hawak (11 HH), Ad Durayhimi (6 HH), Zabid (5 HH) districts.

Contact

DTM Yemen, iomyemendtm@iom.int

Chad — Emergency Tracking Tool Report — Profiles of displaced persons housed on the Tradex site following floods in N'Djamena (12 October 2020)

The objective of DTM’s (Displacement Tracking Matrix) Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) is to collect information on large and sudden population movements. Following floods which have been ongoing since the end of July 2020 in N’Djamena, more than 5,000 households were forced to flee their homes. They took refuge either elsewhere in their arrondissement, or in neighbouring arrondissements. In order to host the households who were left without shelter, Chadian authorities and the humanitarian community identified the Tradex site, located in the 9th arrondissement, where 98 households (562 individuals) are currently settled. 

The data presented in this report was collected through the registration of households, conducted on 12 October 2020 by IOM staff and the local authorities of the 9th arrondissement, in order to facilitate the provision of humanitarian assistance. This report aims to provide information on the demographic profiles of these displaced persons, as well as an overview of their needs. 

Contact

DTM Chad, dtmtchad@iom.int

West and Central Africa — Liptako Gourma Crisis Monthly Dashboard 10 (October 2020)

The Central Sahel area, and in particular the Liptako Gourma region, which borders Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, is affected by a complex crisis involving growing competition over dwindling resources; climatic variability; demographic pressure; high levels of poverty; disaffection and a lack of livelihood opportunities; communal tensions; the absence of state institutions and basic services; and violence related to organized crime and Non-State Armed Groups. The crisis has led to the death of an estimated 5,000 people in 2020 (as of 31 August) and triggered significant displacement of populations in the four affected countries. As of 20 October 2020, 1,617,132 individuals have been displaced, including 1,448,659 Internally Displaced Persons (90% of the displaced population) and 168,473 Refugees (10% of the displaced population). Sixty-five per cent of the displaced population (1,054,085 individuals) were located in Burkina Faso, while 19 per cent resided in Mali (299,859 individuals), 12 per cent in Niger (199,328 individuals) and 4 per cent in Mauritania (63,860 individuals).

Contact

RO Dakar, RODakar-DataResearch@iom.int

Nigeria — Emergency Tracking Tool Report 193 (12 - 18 October 2020)

A total of 1,162 movements were recorded, comprising 733 arrivals and 429 departures, between 12 and 18 October 2020. Arrivals were recorded at locations in Askira/Uba, Bama, Dikwa, Gwoza, Mobbar, Monguno and Ngala Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the most-affected Nigerian State of Borno. Arrivals were also recorded in Girei, Gombi, Lamurde, Madagali, Maiha, Michika, Mubi North, Mubi South, Numan, Song, Yola North and Yola South LGAs of the state of Adamawa.
Departures were recorded in Askira/Uba and Kala/Balge LGAs of Borno; Fufore,  Girei, Madagali, Maiha, Mayo-Belwa, Mubi North, Mubi South, Numan, Song and Yola North LGAs of Adamawa.
 
ETT assessments identified the following movement triggers: voluntary relocation (43.0%), poor living conditions (25.6%), improved security (24.3%), conflict/attack (4.8%) and fear of attack (2.3%).

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DTM Nigeria, AllUsersInDTMNigeria@iom.int

Mauritanie — COVID-19 : Rapport sur les restrictions de mobilité (Octobre 2020)

La pandémie de COVID-19 a eu des conséquences majeures sur la mobilité dans le monde. Au delà des fortes perturbations de la mobilité, de nombreux gouvernements ont imposé des mesures préventives, souvent restrictives, limitant les mouvements de personnes dans le but d'endiguer la propagation du virus. Ainsi, dès le 15 mars 2020 le gouvernement de
la république islamique de Mauritanie a progressivement mis en place des mesures limitant les déplacements dans le pays pour contenir la propagation de l’épidémie dans le pays. Ces mesures ont été graduellement allégées ou levées à partir du 10 juillet 2020. Afin de mieux comprendre comment ces restrictions et leur allègement subséquent affectent la mobilité dans le pays, le pilier thématique du Système des Nations Unies sur les points d’entrée a développé un outil de collecte de données permettant de cartographier l'emplacement des principaux points d'entrée dans le pays, de recueillir des données sur leur statut opérationnel et d'identifier les mesures et restrictions imposées à ces points. Cet outil utilise la méthodologie DTM de l’Organisation internationale pour les migrations. Les évaluations ont pour but d'aider les autorités nationales, les agences des Nations Unies, les organisations et autres parties prenantes clés à identifier et à développer des interventions adéquates de préparation et de réponse à la pandémie au niveau des PdE. Ce rapport quadrimestriel présente des informations sur le statut opérationnel, les mobilités transfrontalières et les mesures préventives mises en place dans 28 PdE à travers le pays.

Contact

DTMMauritania@iom.int

Methodology

Mobility Tracking