TIGRAY REGION - KEY FINDINGS
LOCATION AND CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT: 49,552 displaced individuals comprising 20,842 households in 103 displacement sites were identified in TIGRAY region. These figures represent an increase of 19,438 in the total individuals (64.55%) an increase of 9,526 households (84.18%) and an increase of 18 sites (21.18%) since round 12 July/August 2018. 7.77% sites opened in 2017 and 27.18% opened in 2018. Conflict was the primary cause of displacement for an estimated 97.64% of the displaced population.
DEMOGRAPHICS: 42.93% of displaced individuals were female and 57.07% were male. 41.71% were younger than 18 years old. 3.27% were over 60 years old.
SHELTER: 1 sites reported that over 25% of households were living in shelters that were below regional and cultural standards.
WASH: None of the sites assessed meet SPHERE standards of access to over 15 liters of water per person per day. 34 (33.01%) displacement sites reported having no latrines.
FOOD, NUTRITION AND LIVELIHOODS: 17 (16.50%) sites, representing 5,762 individuals, reported no access to food. 95.15% 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 33 sites reporting this.
EDUCATION: In 10.68% of sites 50% or less of the children on site are attending formal primary school. Formal primary school education is available at 98.06% sites. Alternative basic education (ABE) is available at 0 sites.
COMMUNICATION: 60.19% of sites reported that Authorities were IDPs primary source of information followed by Local Leader at 39.81% 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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