Ethiopia: Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Gambella Region, Round 12: July/August 2018 - Summary of Key Findings

from International Organization for Migration
Published on 31 Aug 2018 View Original



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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