IOM DTM in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the state Ministry of Health have been conducting monitoring of individuals moving into Nigeria’s conflict-affected northeastern states of Adamawa and Borno under pillar four (Points of entry) of COVID 19 preparedness and response planning guidelines.
During the period 22 – 28 August 2020, 47 movements were observed at Nine Points of Entries in Adamawa and Borno states. Of the total movements recorded, 10 were incoming from N’djamena in Chad and 1 from Extreme Nord in Cameroon.
A range of data was collected during the assessment to better inform on migrants’ nationalities, gender, reasons for moving, mode of transportation and timeline of movement
Source: International Organization for Migration