Natural Disasters Update: Drought IDP Overview:
Following verification, profiling and mapping by DRC, NRC, UNHCR and IOM in designated settlements and on-going response so far; following is the updated figure of the displaced families in 10 settlements;
• 21,086 families verified in 10 settlements
• 9,103 families have received NFIs and 3,111 families have received emergency shelter from IOM, UNHCR, IFRC, DRC, IRC and NRC
• 3,333 NFIs and 4,370 ES is committed to be distributed by UNICEF, NRC, CRDSA, DRC, MoRRD, UNICEF distribution will be commenced by ANDMA as of next week
• Following the distribution of committed relief items by agencies, there will be gap of 8,650 NFIs and 12,858 Emergency Shelter
With the verification conducted by site management focal point agencies and agreement of the cluster members in Herat, the revised figures will serve as the basis for planning the ES and NFI response.
IOM Afghanistan's Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) team initiated monitoring and registering inflows of newly arriving IDPs in Herat as of 09 September to 26 October.
Some of the most important findings of DTM flow monitoring and registration include:
• 19,990 IDPs were recorded, 18,094 (91%) of which are drought-induced.
• 16,836 of those arriving IDPs (84%) intended to settle in Injil district, mainly in informal settlements in Shedaye.
• 14,588 of those recorded intend to live in tents or in the open air (73%) -
• 12,181 arriving IDPs are from Badghis province (61%).
• 13,541 arriving IDPs do not intend to return home (68%)
The gap for emergency shelter, NFIs and winterization is being considered to be addressed through new funding from AFH and in kind assistance expected from USAID/OFDA that will cover the need needs of 10,000 families.
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