Syrian Arab Republic: IDP Movements (October 2018)
During the month of October, the humanitarian community tracked 64,160 displacements across Syria. The largest IDPs arrival of (37,000) were noticed in Aleppo governorate representing the IDPs arrival to the governorate from Hama and Idleb. This movement came as a result Sochi agreement of the De-Militarized Zone in Idleb agreed upon on September 17, 2018 by the Turkish and the Russian governments. How- ever, throughout the month of October, especially during the second half of the month, the humanitarian community tracked about (14,000) IDPs arrived to Idleb due to a relatively calm environments as the ceasefire was in effect and the DMZ area was cleared from heavy weapons. In addition, the IDPs in other major provinces, such as Deir ez-Zor, Lattakia, Ar-Raqqa and Al-Hasaka IDPs have been moving in relatively small numbers in quest of better humanitarian conditions.