Burundi

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Burundi Displacement Dashboard 11

DTM Burundi identified 187,626 IDPs comprising 42,416 households. 81% of IDPs were women and youth under 18 years old, and 29% of IDPs were children under

Burundi Displacement Dashboard 10

DTM Burundi identified 189,000 IDPs comprising 42,565 households. 80% of IDPs were women and youth under 18 years old, and 30% of IDPs were children under

Burundi — Displacement Report Round 18 (September 2017)

This report provides an overview of the movements of internally displaced persons (IDPs) since 2013.  188,294 IDPs in 42,234 households were identified. 66% of IDPs were

Burundi — Displacement Report Round 11 (July 2017)

This report provides an overview of the movements of internally displaced persons (IDPs) since 2013. The largest movement of IDPs took place in 2015: 21% of

Burundi Displacement Dashboard 9

DTM Burundi identified 191,806 IDPs comprising 42,859 households. 8,891 IDPs were living in camps and displacement sites, 106,755 IDPs were living with host families and

Burundi Displacement Dashboard 7

DTM Burundi identified 209,202 IDPS comprising 44,579 households. 8,745 IDPs were living in camps and displacement sites, 137,798 IDPs were living with host families and

Burundi — Displacement Report Round 9 (March 2017)

Between January and March 2017 DTM identified 12,235 IDPs across 11 provinces in Burundi. 56% of the displaced population was found to be living with

DTM Burundi – Round 13 – January 2017

In recent months, the Bubanza province has been hit by a drought that has destroyed several fields, causing a severe food insecurity. The Gihanga commune

DTM Burundi – Round 11 – November 2016

This assessment includes the DTM data in 11 provinces in Burundi: Makamba, Kirundo, Rutana, Ruyigi, Muyinga, Rumonge, Cibitoke, Bujumbura rural, Gitega, Buhanza and Cankuzo.The results

DTM Burundi – Round 9 – September 2016

57,926 IDPs (12,254 households) have been identified by the DTM in September 2016 in the 7 targeted provinces. The number of persons displaced by natural

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Background

In 2015, Burundi experienced displacement of persons, among them internally displaced, but no systematized monitoring was in place until recently due to a lack of resources. Given the significant need of information on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), their humanitarian profile and their needs as identified by the humanitarian community and the Government of Burundi (GoB), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been developing a Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) since May 2015 aimed at effectively monitoring and evaluating the flows of Burundian IDPs and providing accurate information on the current IDP situation.

The DTM in Burundi has been successfully used in 2014, upon the request of the humanitarian community and the GoB when some areas of Bujumbura were flooded, which caused displacement. This tool allowed registering IDPs in four IDP sites and in host families in four locations and identifying their humanitarian needs.

The main goal of the DTM is to set up a comprehensive system of information collection and sharing on IDPs. The project is based on a synergy between IOM and the Burundian Red Cross as its presence at field level constitutes a valuable asset to facilitate collection of data on IDPs under the coordination of IOM’s DTM team. The data collected includes: figures of IDPs, displacement centers, areas of origin, duration of stay and humanitarian needs of the displaced populations. The information collected at different levels aid in contributing to develop a global overview/profile of IDPs in the targeted provinces which could be used by the government and the humanitarian partners to protect, assist and advocate for the IDPs.