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18 Sep 2018 description

KEY MESSAGES

  • This week there were 14 new arrivals and only 4 exits recorded at Dollow IDP camps. The number of new arrivals slightly increased compared to the previous week. In general, for the month of August, movements in Dolow IDP sites have remained significantly low compared with July entries.

07 Aug 2018 description

IOM: USD 45 Million Needed for 2018-2020 Migrant Response in Horn of Africa, Yemen

Nairobi – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and its partners launched, on 6 August, a Regional Migrant Response Plan (RMRP) for the Horn of Africa and Yemen through which they are appealing to the international community for USD 45 million. The plan details support to migrants on the move in the Horn of Africa and Yemen from 2018 to 2020.

03 Aug 2018 description

KEY MESSAGES

• A total of 192 entries and zero exit were recorded in Dolow IDPs camps. The number of entries has been increasing due ongoing fighting in Ethiopia and also SCOPE registration in Dolow IDPs camps.

• The majority of the new arrivals this week cited lack of food as their reason for displacement (54%), insecurity (25%) and uncomfortable condition (21%).

• More than two-third of the new arrivals came from across the border, Ethiopia (75%) and nearby districts of Belet xaawo (21%) and Luuq (4%).

27 Jul 2018 description

KEY MESSAGES

  • A total of 96 entries and zero exit were recorded in Dolow IDP camps. This is the second week in a raw with no exit. The ongoing scope registration in both IDPs sites has contributed to the number of entries and exits this week among other reasons.

  • The majority of the new arrivals this week cited lack of food as their reason for displacement (72%), uncomfortable condition (14%) and rejoining families (14%) as their reason for entry.

20 Jul 2018 description

KEY MESSAGES

• A total of 141 entries and zero exit were recorded in Dolow IDPs camps. There was an increase in the number of entries this week attributed to scope registration in Dolow IDPs camps and insecurity experienced across the border in Ethiopia.

• The new arrivals this week cited the reasons for entry to the camps as insecurity (47%), lack of food (37%) and uncomfortable condition (16%).

19 Jul 2018 description

AMHARA REGION - KEY FINDINGS

LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT: 6,810 displaced individuals comprising 1,613 households in 32 displacement sites were identified in Amhara region*. These figures represent a decrease of 78 in the total individuals (-1.13%) an increase of 138 households (+9.36%) and an increase of 7 sites (+28.00%) since round 10 (March/April 2018). 56.25% sites opened in 2017 and 3.1% opened in 2018. Conflict was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 75% of the displaced population.

19 Jul 2018 description

GAMBELLA REGION - KEY FINDINGS

LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT: 13,477 displaced individuals comprising 2,695 households in 15 displacement sites were identified in Gambella region*. These figures represent a increase of 1,200 in the total individuals (+9.77%) an increase of 242 households (+9.87%) and an increase of 4 sites (+36.36%) since round 10 (March/April 2018). 26.67% sites opened in 2017 and 20.0% opened in 2018. Conflict was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 100% of the displaced population.

19 Jul 2018 description

Somali REGION - KEY FINDINGS

LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT:

873,666 displaced individuals comprising 142,014 households in 362 displacement sites were identified in Somali region*. These figures represent an increase of 109,521 in the total individuals (+14.33%) an increase of 14,715 households (+11.56%) and an increase of 15 sites (+4.32%) since round 10 (March/April 2018). 65.19% sites opened in 2017 and 5.80% opened in 2018. Conflict was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 57% of the displaced population.

19 Jul 2018 description

TIGRAY REGION - KEY FINDINGS

LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT: 30,374 displaced individuals comprising 10,994 households in 81 displacement sites were identified in Tigray region. These figures represent an increase of 262 in the total individuals (+0.87%) an increase of 102 households (+0.94%) and an increase of 3 sites (+3.85%) since round 10 (March/April 2018). 9.88% sites opened in 2017 and 18.52% opened in 2018. Conflict was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 95% of the displaced population.

19 Jul 2018 description

AFAR REGION - KEY FINDINGS

LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT: 53,401 displaced individuals comprising 8,914 households in 54 displacement sites were identified in Afar region*. These figures represent a decrease of 2,974 in the total number of individuals (-5.28%) a decrease of 494 households (-5.25%) and an decrease of 2 sites (-3.57%) since round 10 (March/April 2018). 20.37% sites opened in 2017. Drought was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 36% of the displaced population.

19 Jul 2018 description

OROMIA REGION - KEY FINDINGS

LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT:

777,047 displaced individuals comprising 126,777 households in 459 displacement sites were identified in Oromia region*. These figures represent an increase of 55,740 in the total individuals (+7.73%) an increase of 8,550 households (+7.23%) and an increase of 39 sites (+9.29%) since round 10 (March/ April 2018). 71.68% sites opened in 2017 and 13.3% opened in 2018. Conflict was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 81% of the displaced population.

16 Jul 2018 description

The majority of the recorded population were displaced during 2017 with 618 sites reportedly opening in 2017 (DTM Rounds 3-8). In terms of overall cause of displacement, conflict was reported as the primary driver (1,204,577 IDPs), followed by displacement due to climate induced factors (536,321 IDPs). This trend is consistent over time, with conflict constantly being the primary cause of displacement across the country

06 Jul 2018 description

KEY MESSAGES

  • A total of 115 entries and zero exit were recorded in Dolow IDPs camps this week. The number of entries recorded this week are slightly lower than last week but way above the numbers we’ve see for the last three months.

  • The majority of the new arrivals this week cited lack of food as their reason for displacement (69%), uncomfortable condition (19%) and rejoining families (12%) as their reason for entry.

29 Jun 2018 description

KEY MESSAGES

  • A total of 119 entries and 6 exits were recorded in Dolow IDPs camps. There is a continued trend of increase of IDP entries with the highest number of entries recorded this week this year.

  • The majority of the new arrivals cited lack of food as their reason for displacement (63%), rejoining families (32%) and uncomfortable condition (5%).

  • More than half of the new arrivals came from Ethiopia (53%) while the remaining came from nearby districts in Belet xaawo (26%), Garbaharey (16%) and Luuq (5%).

22 Jun 2018 description

KEY MESSAGES

• A total of 44 entries and no exits were recorded this week. The number of entries increased from last week.

• The majority of new arrivals cited lack of food as their reason for displacement (80%), rejoining families (9%) and uncomfortable conditions (11%) as their reason for entry.

• More than half of the new arrivals came from Belet xaawo (18%), Garbaharey (18%), Xudur (9%), Belet Wayne (9%) and the remaining came from Ethiopia (45%).

01 Jun 2018 description

Dollo Ado – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, started distributing on 20 May, self-made water filters to drought displaced communities in four kebeles (Rob Don, Haidure, Row Row and Alan) in Dolo Bay Woreda, Somali Regional State of Ethiopia.

31 May 2018 description

Contextual analysis and drivers of displacement

The majority of the recorded population were displaced during 2017 with 615 sites which reportedly opened in 2017 (DTM Rounds 6-10). Conflict was reported as the primary driver of displacement (1,073,764 IDPs), followed by displacement due to climate induced factors (488,090 IDPs). This trend is consistent over time, with conflict constantly being the primary cause of displacement across the country (see figure 1).

31 May 2018 description

KEY MESSAGES

  • Last week of May, a total of 39 entries and zero exits were recorded in Dolow IDP camps. The number of entries on this week increased double compared to previous week while the exits remained zero for the last two weeks in a row.

  • Lack of food (70%), employment opportunity (15%) and rejoining family (15%) were cited as their reason for entry.

  • This week most of the new arrivals came from across the border from Ethiopia (77%), Belet xaawo District (15%) and Baidoa District (8%).

24 May 2018 description

KEY MESSAGES

  • This week there were 15 new arrivals through Dollow check points and Zero Exits was recorded.
    The number of arrivals reported this week was higher than the numbers recorded last week; the key driving factors for displacements in to Dolow this week were lack of food (100%)

  • The zero exit and high entry can be attributed as farmers have not yet harvested their crops since the onset of Gu rainy season,

  • Unlike the previous weeks all the new arrivals came from Ethiopia (80%).