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
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
The second round of data collection for the DTM pilot project in Somalia was carried between 13th June and 27th June 2016 in five regions
The data was collected between 1 st and 31st of August 2016 where a total of 631 returnees (or 105 households) were captured. 48.7 percent
The first round of DTM in Somalia carried out from April to May 2016 by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in five regions (Awdal,
DTM in Somalia will roll out the tracking mechanism across 5 regions Juba Hoose, Shebelle Dhexe, Hiraan, Awdal and Gedo) in 7 districts (Afmadow, Balcad, Belet Weyne, Borama, Doolow, Jowhar and Kismayo) in Somalia, targeting internally displaced persons and returnees in settlements and thereafter in host communities.
With reoccurring floods and droughts, as well as ongoing evictions in urban areas, the estimated displaced population in Somalia stands at 1.1 million in 2016 ( UNHCR) . Among them are 60,000 individuals recently displaced by seasonal flooding exacerbated by the El Niño phenomenon since October 2015 and milatry offence between Alshabab and AMISOM. Due to this fact that is why we had to adjust the forms to suite especially this period.
IOM Somalia aims to improve information management in fluid displacement situations, thereby enhancing evidence-based and timely prioritization in the delivery of humanitarian assistance in riverine areas along the Juba and Shabelle Rivers in Somalia.
The data collected will be shared with OCHA, Somali Disaster Management Agency of the Federal Government of Somalia, and other humanitarian partners for feedback and consultations before finalization and dissemination. The main targeted population are IDP’s in informal and formal settlements, IDP’s in host communities, returnees from internal displacement as well as returnees from abroad.