The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) is a system that tracks and monitors displacement and population mobility. It is designed to regularly and systematically capture, process and disseminate information to provide a better understanding of the movements and evolving needs of displaced populations, whether on site or en route. In Afghanistan, DTM is designed to track mobility, determine the population sizes and locations of forcibly displaced people, reasons for displacement, places of origin, displacement locations and times of displacement, including basic demographics, as well as vulnerabilities and priority needs. Data is collected at the settlement level, through key informant interviews, focus group discussions, and direct observations. DTM enables IOM and its partners to deliver evidence based, better targeted, mobility-sensitive and sustainable humanitarian assistance; reintegration, community stabilization and development programming.

COVID-19 Impact on Point of Entry

20 Nov 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented containment policies to restrict global human mobility in order to prevent the spread of the virus. To better understand....

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Community-Based Need Assessment

January - June 2020

In coordination with the Ministry of Refugees and Repatriations (MoRR) and the National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA), in January through June 2020, DTM implemented the Community-Based  

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Flow Monitoring Dashboard 

Oct 2019 - Sep 2020

This dashboard highlights key findings from DTM's Flow Monitoring implemented at the Zaranj—Milak border crossing with the Islamic Republic of Iran in Nimroz province. DTM's Flow Monitoring quantifies population .... 

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