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IOM - Humanitarian Assistance Programme (HAP) Weekly Report (28 November - 4 December 2018)

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Natural Disasters Update - Drought IDP Overview


Following verification, profiling and mapping by DRC, NRC, UNHCR and IOM in designated settlements and on-going response so far; following is the updated figure of the displaced families in 10 settlements;

  • 21,086 families verified in 10 settlements.
  • 9,603 families have received NFIs and 3,231 families have received emergency shelter from IOM, UNHCR, IFRC, DRC, IRC and NRC . In addition, 4,160 families have received NFIs and plastic sheeting from in-kind assistance of USAID/OFDA in Herat province.
  • 3,333 NFIs and 4,250 ES is committed to be distributed by UNICEF, NRC, CRDSA, DRC and MoRRD.
  • Following the distribution of committed relief items by agencies, there will be gap of 4,000 NFIs and 12,858 Emergency Shelter which is in pipeline by agencies.

With the verification conducted by site management focal point agencies and agreement of the cluster members in Herat, the revised figures will serve as the basis for planning the ES and NFI response.

IOM Afghanistan's Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) team initiated monitoring and registering inflows of newly arriving IDPs in Herat as of 09 September to 26 October.

There was short gap (01 Nov-14 Nov) in flow monitoring due to funding constraints however the DTM flow monitoring resumed on 15 Nov that has registered approx. 500 families so far.

Some of the most important findings of DTM flow monitoring and registration in October include:

  • 19,990 IDPs were recorded, 18,094 (91%) of which are drought-induced.
  • 16,836 of those arriving IDPs (84%) intended to settle in Injil district, mainly in informal settlements in Shedaye.
  • 14,588 of those recorded intend to live in tents or in the open air (73%).
  • 12,181 arriving IDPs are from Badghis province (61%).
  • 13,541 arriving IDPs do not intend to return home (68%).
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