• A total of 25 new arrivals were reported, a two fold increase of entries compared to the previous week. Once again, no exits were reported.
• The majority of the new arrivals cited lack of food as their reason for displacement (75%) while others cited rejoining their family (25%).
• The majority of new arrivals came from Ethiopia (57%) while the remaining came from Belet xaawo(13%), Xudur (13%) and Garbaharey district (14%).
• A total of 164 new arrivals were recorded this week, a slight increase compared to last week, and 11 exits were recorded, a slight decrease compared to last week.
• The majority of the new arrivals cited insecurity (50%), food scarcity (33%), health (10%) and education (7%) as their reasons for displacement.
Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 40,944 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea through the first 171 days of 2018. That total compares to 84,675 at this time last year, and over 215,997 at this time in 2016.
Cox's Bazar – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, has launched a series of new comic books, which tell the true-life stories of Rohingya refugees who have fallen victim to human trafficking, to raise awareness among those vulnerable to the crime in South Bangladesh.
Sana’a – Due to the ongoing offensive, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, has been forced to postpone its voluntary humanitarian return assistance to migrants stranded in Hudaydah until further notice. The same military operations have, so far, caused 5,775 Yemenis to flee their homes in the Hudaydah area since it began last Wednesday (13/06) – this figure is set to increase over the coming days.
Benin City – Representatives for IOM, the UN Migration Agency, recently went to Edo State, Nigeria to pay a courtesy visit to the Governor and the lyase (Prime Minister) of Benin, and discuss the recent steps taken to combat human trafficking in the region prone to irregular migration.
Richard Danziger, IOM Regional Director for West and Central Africa, also met with over 80 returnees who were attending business skills training in preparation for their reintegration assistance under the EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration in Nigeria.
IOM'S RESPONSE FOCUS
Population Mobility Mapping (PMM) at border-crossings and in the affected province
POINTS OF ENTRY (POE) surveillance (health screening)
Infection Prevention and Control measures (hygiene promotion) at POE
Risk communication at POE
Cross-border coordination between DRC, Central African Republic (CAR), and Republic of the Congo (ROC)
706,364 New Rohingya arrivals since 25 August 2017 in Cox’s Bazar*
919,000 Total Rohingya Population in Cox’s Bazar*
1.3 Million People in Need in Cox’s Bazar
* Needs and Population Monitoring Baseline Round 11
Le dashboard DTM du mois de mai 2018 couvre toutes les 18 provinces du Burundi. La DTM a identifié 187 026 personnes déplacées internes (PDI) au sein de 41 060 ménages déplacés. 3 552 PDI (2%) vivent dans des camps de déplacés, 108 855 PDI (58%) vivent dans des familles d’accueil, 34 658 PDI (19%) vivent dans des maisons vides et en paille, 39 961 (21%) vivent dans des maisons louées. 74% des PDI (137 532) ont été déplacées à la suite de désastres naturels, tandis que 26% des PDI (48 680) ont été déplacées en raison de la situation socio-politique.
RETURNS OVER TIME
Returns have been sustained since July 2016, when the campaign against ISIL intensified, with the periods October–November 2016 (aftermath of the offensive to retake the Anbar districts of Ramadi, Heet and Fallujah as well as eastern districts of Ninewa), May–June 2017 (Mosul operations) and September–December 2017 (last advance of the retaking campaign) witnessing the highest numbers of returns.
From 30 April to 31 May 2018:
• As of 31 May 2018, the DTM has identified 2,045,718 internally displaced persons (340,953 families) displaced after January 2014, dispersed across 103 districts and 3,377 locations in Iraq. For the same period, DTM has also identified 3,829,758 returnees (638,293 families).
• Overall, the total number of identified IDPs decreased by approximately 3% (-10,076 families). Decreases were recorded in 17 out of Iraq’s 18 governorates, with the exception of Dahuk.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) manages the common pipeline for the Shelter and NFI Cluster by procuring, transporting and storing stocks throughout South Sudan. Supplies are accessible to Cluster partners ensuring sectorial coverage of the current and future needs more efficiently.