This route is already the largest mixed migration route out of East Africa. If trends continue, arrivals for 2019 could exceed the record 159,838 arrivals in Yemen in 2018.
Most of the displaced are heading towards already densely populated areas of northern Idlib governorate, with the Dana sub-district continuing to receive the biggest share.
Between the end of July and the beginning of August 2019, humanitarian organisations recorded seven incidents of violent robberies and burglaries, intimidation and theft.
L'augmentation de l’insécurité et des attaques armées a entrainé la fermeture de 2024 écoles, dont plus de la moitié dans la région du Sahel, durement frappée par la violence.