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Nigeria: IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Report Round XV, March 2017

Executive Summary

The Round XV of the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Assessment Report by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is aimed at creating a better understanding of the scope of displacement and assess the needs of aected populations in conict-aected states of northeast Nigeria. The report covers the period of 15 February to 31 March 2017 and includes six most-aected states of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe.

The data collected in this report is coming from dierent DTM tools used by enumerators in various administrative levels, i.e. Local Government Area (LGA), ward and displacement sites. Data was collected via interviews with key informants such as representatives of the administration, community leaders, religious leaders and humanitarian aid workers. To ensure data accuracy, assessments were conducted and cross checked with various key informants.

In this round of assessment, 80,494 people were interviewed to arrive at the demographic prole, reasons for displacement, changes in percentages of IDPs over time, origin, dwelling types and unfullled needs of the displaced people. This sample represents 5% of the identied internally displaced persons (IDP).

To better understand the needs of the aected population, this report includes site assessments carried out in 207 displacement sites (camps, collective and transit centers) covering 592,453 displaced individuals or 111,551 households. The assessment was also conducted in 1,845 sites where IDPs were staying with host communities, covering 1,240,290 individuals or 214,459 households.

Site assessment details the locations and numbers of IDPs. The report also presents an analysis of sectors like shelter and non-food Items, water and sanitation situations, availability of personal hygiene facilities, waste disposal, food and nutrition, health and education facilities, livelihood, protection and communication means. Lastly, the report includes assessment of returnees and their shelter conditions.

Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
International Organization for Migration
Government of Nigeria - National Emergency Management Agency
Nigerian Red Cross Society
Original Publication Date: 
07 Apr 2017
Document type: 
Analysis Report
Internally Displaced People (IDPs)
Coordination hub(s): 
National Coordination
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