DTM identified a 64% decrease in entry flows and a 32% increase in exits across FMPs in Elwak, Doolow, Belet and Xaawo from April to May.
Over the past six months, severe drought conditions have contributed to the displacement of more than a half a million people across the country. Baidoa town (Baidoa district, Bay region), currently hosts one of the highest caseloads of drought displaced people in the country. DTM recorded 142,475 IDPs in Baldoa town and 247 sites as of 17 May 2017. 47% of IDP settlements are spontaneous sites, 21% live with host communities and 32% stay in planned camps. 82% of IDPs originate from Bay. The most populated IDP site is Kerow Mirqa IDP. The report includes a map displaying settlement locations, age and population.
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 62,659 IDPs were living in rented housing. 138,626 IDPs were displaced as a result of natural disasters and 69,734 IDPs were displaced as a result of socio political issues.
During the reporting period, DTM Somalia recorded 75,366 displaced persons as displayed on the map.
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 host families.
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 and part of the Mpanda commune have been most affected throughout the province.
Drought conditions prevail in South Central as well as in other parts of Somalia. Food and water shortages are reported in drought aected regions increasing risk of acute watery diarrhoea (AWD) and cholera. Pastoral communities are on the move in search of water and pasture. Mogadishu, Awdal have recieved more than 8,000 individuals each, from drought affected areas.
Round III of DTM captured information on variables about the population of concern, disaggregated at the settlement level. As the DTM progresses over time, staff learn how to improve consistency in data collection and sources to rely on.
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 presented in this report are issued from data collected by the Burundian Red Cross, in coordination with IOM’s DTM team in November 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 disasters has increased by 15% between August and September 2016.
Priority provinces in terms of:
- Highest number of women and children – Rumonge
- Least access to Revenue Generating Activities (RGA) – Rumonge
- Highest rates of malnutrition – Ruyigi
- Greatest number of IDPs displaced due to natural disasters – Cibitoke