131 sites remain open, corresponding to approximately 26,100 households and an estimated 107,000 individuals.
A decrease of 12,466 IDP households was recorded between the second and third round of the DTM reports; corresponding to a 32% decrease in the number of displaced households.
56% of the IDP population are female; 44% of IDPs are male.
Between April and May, 61 displacement sites closed in Phalombe, Zomba, Mulanje and Blantryre districts as IDPs started to return to their place of origin and others have resettled.
No displacement site closed in Nsanje (31 sites) and Chikwawa (19 sites) districts between round II and round III.
Land for resettlement has been identified for five (5) displacement sites in Nsanje: Mota Engil, Mpatsa, Kachere, Nyachilenda, and Mguda.
95 % of all sites have an established Site Management Committee.
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