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Displaced population tracked by DTM in Zimbabwe
Latest IDP estimates from IDMC
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In Zimbabwe, IDMC GRID Dec 2019
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Through the inception meeting done at district level with stakeholders from the Ministry of Local Government, Housing and Public works, Ministry of Public Service and Social welfare, Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Resettlement, Ministry of Women Affairs, Community, Sma

DTM’s Flow Monitoring Registry (FMR) observes and records flows of people on the move at key transit points within Zimbabwe and at its borders.

DTM’s Flow Monitoring Registry (FMR) observes and records flows of people on the move at key transit points within Zimbabwe and at its borders.

During the reporting period, 73 per cent of observed flows originated from Zimbabwe whereas 15 per cent of observed flows departed from South Africa.

IOM carried out a socio-economic survey in 15 districts of Zimbabwe to assess the impact of COVID 19 on returnees from June to August 2020 (Round 1, with 938 respondents) and from 17 November to 20 December 2020 (Round 2, with 1,014 respo

In response to the Member State requests of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to enhance the availability of migration-related data to develop policies and programming responses based on evidence and to improve migration governance at the national and regional level, IOM, in

The lockdown restrictions in Zimbabwe due to COVID-19 has drastically reduced the number of cross border movements. As of 10 December 2020, Zimbabwe had 11,081 confirmed cases, including 9,253 recoveries and 305 deaths.

The lockdown restrictions in Zimbabwe due to COVID-19 has drastically reduced the number of cross border movements. On average, the numbers crossing through the Mutare main border post has dropped from 400 to 250 persons a day.

The spread of COVID-19 around the world continues to threaten the full reopening of borders and regular migration pathways. As of 29 November, the total numbers of cases confirmed in Africa are 1,494,524, including 33,512 deaths, with 9,950 cases and 276 deaths in Zimbabwe alone.

In response to the SADC Member States’ requests to improve capacities to collect and analyze migration-related data to develop policies based on evidence and to improve migration governance at the national and regional level, IOM in close partnership with the governments, UN, and NGOs, has

Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has brought a global negative impact to the economies, heath systems, and societies.

In support of the Government of Zimbabwe’s National Preparedness and Response Plan for COVID-19, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) as the co-lead of the COVID-19 Port of Entry pillar in Zimbabwe facilitated a Population Mobility Mapping (PMM) in Beitbridge Border Districts

A total of 59,551 regular movements (26,800 at Beitbridge Border Post, 11,400 at Forbes Border Post and 21,351 at Chirundu Border Post) were observed during the month in review.

A total of 35,902 regular movements (23,537 at Beitbridge and 12,365 at Forbes) were observed during the month in review. 

A total of 28,318 regular movements (15,423 at Beitbridge and 12,895 at Forbes) were observed during the month in review, with each Port of Entry (PoE) recording a huge decline in the number of movements observed in March 2020.  

Since the beginning of COVID-19 imposed restrictive measures in April 2020, an estimated 3,553 migrants from South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, and Democratic Republic of Congo returned to Zimbabwe through the ports of entries. IOM South Africa in coordination with IOM Zim

As of 5 May 2020, South Africa has reported 7,220 confirmed cases across all the nine provinces of the country, with 138 deaths.

 A total of 368,346 regular movements (330,085 at Beitbridge and 38,261 at Forbes) were observed during the month in review, with each Port of Entry (PoE) recording a significant decline in the number of movements observed in February 2020.

Zimbabwe is a sending, receiving and transit country.

During the month of November and December 2019, IOM DTM carried you a baseline assessment in 12 districts affected by Cyclone Idai in Manicaland and Masvingo provinces to monitor and track the locations and priority needs of the affected populations.

Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall in Zimbabwe on 15 March 2019 and the country experienced floods and sustained heavy rains.

Assessments were conducted in four wards affected by flooding in the country from 1 to 12 October 2018, which identified 2,343 IDPs (476 HH) and 707 Migrants (355 HH). Of the 476 IDP head of households interviewed, 47% were male and 53% were female.

Zimbabwe is prone to rapid and slow onset disasters of both natural and man-made origins that have repeatedly caused several devasting effects and triggered population displacement.

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