During the month of July, the largest number of IDP movements was recorded in Dar’a governorate, where Government of Syria forces continued the military operation against non-state armed groups (NSAGs), which started in mid-June. In Dar’a, the humanitarian community tracked 55,981 displacements during the month of July, of whom 41,123 were internal movement.
The number of tracked displacements during the month of June witnessed a slight decrease compared to the previous month. Across Syria, 136,272 displacements were tracked in June compared to 141,130 in May. The largest movement of internally-displaced peoples (IDPs) was seen in Dar’a governorate, following the start of a military operation by the Government of Syria (GoS) forces against non-state armed groups (NSAGs) on 17 June.
During the month of April, the humanitarian community tracked 142,139 IDP movements in Syria. Although this represents over 60% decrease from the total displacements tracked in March 2018, the April displacement figure remains alarmingly high.