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

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



1,091,210 displaced individuals comprising 179,526 households in 385 displacement sites were identified in Somali region. These figures represent a increase of 217,544 in the total individuals (24.90%) an increase of 37,512 households (26.41%) and an increase of 23 sites (6.35%) since round 11 (May/June 2018). 43.14% sites opened in 2017 and 28.91% opened in 2018.
Conflict was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 66% of the displaced population.

DEMOGRAPHICS: 52% of displaced individuals were female and 48% were male. 62% were younger than 18 years old. 9% were over 60 years old.

SHELTER: 306 sites reported that over 25% of households were living in shelters that were below regional and cultural standards.

WASH: Only 7sites meet SPHERE standards of access to over 15 liters of water per person per day. 257 (67%) displacement sites reported having no latrines.

FOOD, NUTRITION AND LIVELIHOODS: 81 (21%) sites, representing 433298 individuals, reported no access to food. 95% 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 151 sites reporting this.

EDUCATION: In 29% of sites 50% or less of the children on site are attending formal primary school. Formal primary school education is available at 264 sites. Alternative basic education (ABE) is available at 138 sites.

COMMUNICATION: 34% of sites reported that Authorities were IDPs primary source of information followed by Site Management at 33% 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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