DTM Somalia: Cross Border Movements – Somalia (September 2019)
In September 2019, a total of 30,982 movements were observed at Flow Monitoring Points. This represents an increase of 4% in comparison with August 2019 when 29,878 movements were observed. Five FMPs (Dhobley, Lowyacado, Buuhoodle, Cabudwaaq and Doolow) recorded an increase in movements while two FMPs (Bossaso and Harirad) saw a decrease in movements. Like in August 2019, when flows monitored were majority outgoing, this month saw a majority of outgoing flows (60%) against 40% incoming flows. Similar to previous months, Buuhoodle Flow Monitoring Point (Ethiopian border) recorded the highest levels of incoming flows for September (33% of all incoming flows), while Bossaso continued to record the highest number of outgoing flows (45% of all outgoing flows). Migrants identified were mostly Somali (46%), Ethiopian (43%),Djiboutian (9%) and Other (2%).