Ethiopia: Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Amhara Region, Round 13: September/October 2018 - Summary of Key Findings

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LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT: 11,821 displaced individuals comprising 3,732 households in 47 displacement sites were identified in AMHARA region. These figures represent an increase of 6,038 in the total individuals (104.41%) an increase of 2,232 households (148.80%) and an increase of 13 sites (38.24%) since round 12 July/ August 2018. 48.94% sites opened in 2017 and 19.15% opened in 2018. Conflict was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 97.91% of the displaced population.

DEMOGRAPHICS: 51.02% of displaced individuals were female and 48.98% were male. 44.53% were younger than 18 years old. 2.31% were over 60 years old.

SHELTER: 5 sites reported that over 25% of households were living in shelters that were below regional and cultural standards.

WASH: Only 0sites meet SPHERE standards of access to over 15 liters of water per person per day. 15 (31.91%) displacement sites reported having no latrines.

FOOD, NUTRITION AND LIVELIHOODS: 30 (63.83%) sites, representing 5,685 individuals, reported no access to food. 95.74% of sites reported that IDPs did not have access to income generating activities.

HEALTH: Malaria was the primary health concern in this round of data collection with 12 sites reporting this.

EDUCATION: In 12.77% of sites 50% or less of the children on site are attending formal primary school. Formal primary school education is available at 78.72% sites. Alternative basic education (ABE) is available at 1 sites.

COMMUNICATION: 42.55% of sites reported that Local Leader were IDPs primary source of information followed by Families/Friends at 36.17% of sites. Figure 1 illustrates trends in stock totals of displacement in the region over time compared to recent displacement. Figure 2 shows IDP numbers dissagregated by cause over time.