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Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) _ June 2015

On January 12th 2010, an earthquake of 7.0 magnitude hit Haiti. Considered the most devastating earthquake to hit an urban setting at the time, it resulted in the destruction of more than 300,000 buildings and the displacement of 1.5 million people. Following this destructive earthquake, the international community along with Haitian counterparts rallied to assist the needs of the affected population. As the lead Camp Coordination/Camp Management agency, the International Organization for Migrations (IOM) took the inititave to develop a unified displacement data management process, called the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) which is a comprehensive, multi-sectoral tracking system. 

Thus, the DTM was applied as a monitoring tool to track the IDP population on basic conditions in IDP sites, and camp-like settlements in support of the Emergency Shelter and Camp Coordination and Camp Management (E-Shelter/CCCM) Cluster and other humanitarian and recovery actors in Haiti. IOM implements the DTM, in partnership with the Government of Haiti (GoH) through the Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC in French). The DTM is in its twenty third round of implementation in Haiti. This report presents the results from the field assessemnts conducted between 1st April and 30th June 2015.

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International Organization for Migration
Original Publication Date: 
30 Jun 2015
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