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 1 to 31 May 2020, 444 movements were observed at twenty-three Points of Entries in Adamawa and Borno states. Of the total movements recorded, 367 were incoming from Extreme-Nord, 46 from Nord, 14 from Quest, 6 from Nord-Quest, 5 from Centre in Cameroon; 5 from N’Djamena in Chad republic and 1 from Niger Republic .
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 as shown in Figures 1 to 4 below:
Source: International Organization for Migration