Nigeria: Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) Report: No. 163 (16 – 22 March 2020)

During 16 – 22 March 2020, a total of 2,670 movements were recorded, composed of 2,244 arrivals and 426 departures. Arrivals were recorded at locations in Askira/Uba, Bama, Biu, Damboa, Dikwa, Gwoza, Jere, Mobbar, Monguno and Ngala Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Borno State. Arrivals were also recorded in Girei, Gombi, Hong, Maiha, Michika, Mubi North, Mubi South, Numan, Song, Yola North and Yola South LGAs of Adamawa State.

Departures were recorded in Askira/Uba, Dikwa, Gwoza and Kala/Balge LGAs of Borno State. Departures were also recorded in Fufore, Hong, Madagali, Maiha, Michika, Mubi North, Mubi South, Numan and Song LGAs of Adamawa State.

ETT assessments identified the following movement triggers: military operations (31%), poor living conditions (23%), improved security (22%), voluntary relocation (17%), conflict/attack (4%) and fear of attack (3%).

Source: International Organization for Migration