This snapshot provides an overview of the IOM activities in the Lake Chad Basin region. Displaced people are recorded in the following countries: Nigeria (3 million), Niger (252,000), Cameroon (396,000) and Chad (176,000). In total, 17,300,000 people are living in the affected area of which 2,200,000 are internally displaced people and 1,400,000 returnees. The map also shows the coverage of the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) and the location of IOM offices.
In the first round of this DTM exercise, 166,564 displaced individuals (39,166 Households) are identified in 147 locations (114 sites and 33 host communities). Of these households, a vast majority (97%) have children. Most (91%) of identified displaced individuals live in a shelter made of straw or metal sheet.