GAMBELLA REGION - KEY FINDINGS
LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT:
12,735 displaced individuals comprising 2,545 households in 13 displacement sites were identified in Gambella region. These figures represent a decrease of -742 in the total individuals (-5.51%) a decrease of -150 households (-5.57%) and a decrease of -2 sites (-13.33%) since round 11 (May/ June 2018). 65.32% sites opened in 2017 and 4.00% opened in 2018. Conflict was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 100% of the displaced population.
DEMOGRAPHICS: 50% of displaced individuals were female and 50% were male. 67% were younger than 18 years old. 3% were over 60 years old.
SHELTER: 12 sites reported that over 25% of households were living in shelters that were below regional and cultural standards.
WASH: Only 5sites meet SPHERE standards of access to over 15 liters of water per person per day. 10 (77%) displacement sites reported having no latrines.
FOOD, NUTRITION AND LIVELIHOODS: 12 (92%) sites, representing 10398 individuals, reported no access to food. 38% 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 8% of sites 50% or less of the children on site are attending formal primary school. Formal primary school education is available at 7 sites. Alternative basic education (ABE) is available at 0 sites.
COMMUNICATION: 92% of sites reported that Local Leader were IDPs primary source of information followed by Site Management at 8% 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.
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