IOM Nigeria Displacement Tracking Matrix: Displacement Report for the North-Central and Northwest Zones 7 | September 2021 – Nigeria


The main objective of the DTM program is to support the government and humanitarian partners by building a comprehensive system of collecting, analyzing and disseminating data on displaced populations (internally displaced persons, returnees and refugees) in order to provide effective assistance to the affected population.

In order to better understand the extent of displacement and the access to basic services of the affected population, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is conducting in cooperation with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and state emergency management agencies (SEMAs).

DTM aims to track and monitor displacement and population mobility in the above mentioned regions. This report is an analysis of the data gathered at various levels from Round 7, including information on displacement locations, reasons for displacement, duration of displacement, intentions and conditions of migrants and internally displaced persons.

This report provides information on the numbers, living conditions and needs of displaced populations in the crisis-hit North Central and North West regions. The data was collected directly by key informants (KI) in 852 counties in 176 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the states of Benue, Nasarawa, Plateau and Kaduna (north-central) and Kano, Sokoto, Katsina and Zamfara (northwest). from June 21 to July 27, 2021.

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