East And Horn of Africa — Monthly Regional Snapshot (July 2020)
Jul 31 2020
- Flow Monitoring
- Mobility Tracking
There was a 26% decrease in overall movements in July as compared to June; the overall movements, however, represented a decrease of 71% as compared to July of 2019. The movements continue to be impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Arrivals to Yemen also decreased by 43%, as compared to June, and 94% as compared to July 2019. A significant proportion of movements tracked in July consisted of stranded migrants, or movements within the country (9%). A total of 504 migration movements were tracked along entry locations into Djibouti, which is much higher than the 15 tracked in June as borders opened in the latter half of the month. An additional 4,846 movements, all Ethiopians, were tracked at FMPs along the border into Somalia, travelling eastward. 579 migrant arrivals from Djibouti (257) and Somalia (322) were tracked in Yemen during this month; this represents a 43% decrease from June 2020.