Iraq

Iraq: Displacement Tracking Matrix | DTM Round 108 - February 2019

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Data collection for round 108 took place during the months of January and February 2019. As of 28 February 2019, DTM identified 1,744,980 IDPs (290,830 families), dispersed across 18 governorates, 104 districts and 3,196 locations in Iraq. For the same period, DTM also identified 4,211,982 returnees (701,997 families) across 8 governorates, 38 districts and 1,596 locations.

An additional 46,662 returnees were recorded during round 108, which is slightly lower than the increase in the previous round (51,696 returnees in round 107). Most returned to three governorates: Ninewa (27,150 individuals), Salah al-Din (11,214) and Kirkuk (3,744). The number of IDPs continues to decrease in all governorates except Erbil and Najaf.
During January and February, DTM recorded a decrease of 57,852 IDPs with the top three governorates being: Ninewa (-29,358, -5%), Salah alDin (-9,168, -7%) and Anbar (-6,822, -13%).

Taking a closer look at IDP districts of origin, the current caseload of IDPs come from 52 districts across eight governorates: Anbar (8 districts), Babylon (4 districts), Baghdad (10 districts), Erbil (2 districts), Diyala (6 districts), Kirkuk (4 districts), Ninewa (9 districts) and Salah al-Din (9 districts). However, half of all IDPs (51%) come from just four districts in Ninewa Governorate: Mosul (305,472 individuals, 19%), Sinjar (291,528, 18%), Telafar (112,662, 7%) and Al-Ba’aj (112,380, 7%).