Niger — Flow Monitoring Report # 35 (May 2020)

Contact
DTM Niger, DTMNiger@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Niger
Period Covered
May 01 2020 -
May 31 2020
Activity
  • Flow Monitoring

Summary

DTM Niger monitors migration flows at seven key transit points around the country: Arlit, Séguédine/Madama, Magaria, Dan Barto, Dan Issa and Tahoua. In May 2020, 1,355 individuals were on average observed crossing FMPs daily. This represents a 33 per cent increase when compared to the previous month. The majority of travelers (63%) were men, while 20 per cent were women and 17 per cent were children. Niger and Nigeria were both the main countries of provenance (81% and 13%) and of destination (83% and 13%) of travellers. Nationals from Niger and Nigeria accounted for 96 per cent of all the migrants recorded at the FMPs. Seasonal migration (38% of the flows), Short-term movements (37%) and economic migration, including but not limited to long-term migration of more than six months (24%) were the primary types of movements observed.

    Tags:
  • COVID19