GAMBELLA REGION - KEY FINDINGS
LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT: 21,073 displaced individuals comprising 3,226 households in 14 displacement sites were identified in GAMBELLA region. These figures represent an increase of 8,338 in the total individuals (65.47%), an increase of 681 houesholds (26.76%) and an increase of 1 sites (7.69%) since round 12 July/ August 2018. 35.71% sites opened in 2017 and 28.57% opened in 2018. Conflict was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 82.23% of the displaced population.
DEMOGRAPHICS: 49.06% of displaced individuals were female and 50.94% were male. 62.96% were younger than 18 years old. 4.79% were over 60 years old.
SHELTER: 9 sites reported that over 25% of households were living in shelters that were below regional and cultural standards.
WASH: Only 4sites meet SPHERE standards of access to over 15 liters of water per person per day. 13 (92.86%) displacement sites reported having no latrines.
FOOD, NUTRITION AND LIVELIHOODS: 12 (85.71%) sites, representing 18,979 individuals, reported no access to food. 28.57% 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 14 sites reporting this.
EDUCATION: In 21.43% of sites 50% or less of the children on site are attending formal primary school. Formal primary school education is available at 92.86% sites. Alternative basic education (ABE) is available at 0 sites.
COMMUNICATION: 57.14% of sites reported that Authorities were IDPs primary source of information followed by Local Leader at 35.71% 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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