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 all identified IDPs were displaced during the period of January to April 2015 while 32% were displaced between May and December 2015.

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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 50,229 IDPs were living in rented housing. 126,314 IDPs were displaced as a result of natural disasters and 64,665 IDPs were displaced as a result of sociopolitical issues.

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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.

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 presented in this report are issued from data collected by the Burundian Red Cross, in coordination with IOM’s DTM team in November 2016.

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 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

DTM Burundi – Round 7 – July 2016

In July 2016, data was collected from seven (7) provinces with information provided from 1,774 key informants within the targeted provinces. Data from displacement areas was collected within six (6) provinces as the province of Kirundo currently has no collines hosting more than 40 IDP households or 200 IDPs.

DTM Burundi – Round 6 – June 2016

The International Organization for Migration in Burundi launched the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) in September 2015 to systematically and effectively monitor internal displacements within the country and thus provide reliable information on the current situation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). Its objective is to assess the main displacement trends and the related humanitarian needs, including the number of IDPs having found refuge in host communities, their location and places of origin as well as their access to basic services, assistance and protection activities.

DTM Burundi – Round 5 – May 2016

The International Organization for Migration in Burundi launched the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) in September 2015 to systematically and effectively monitor internal displacements within the country and thus provide reliable information on the current situation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). Its objective is to assess the main displacement trends and the related humanitarian needs, including the number of IDPs having found refuge in host communities, their location and places of origin as well as their access to basic services, assistance and protection activities.