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South Sudan: DTM South Sudan: Panyijar Biometric Registration (20 June – 10 July 2018)

Source: International Organization for Migration
Country: South Sudan

Background

The International Organization for Migration’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (IOM DTM), in partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP), local authorities and other partners, conducted a biometric registration (BMR) exercise in Nyal and Ganyiel towns between 28 June and 10 July, 2018 as per the request of the local authorities and partners on ground. DTM biometrically registered 868 individuals, addressed lost card issues for 120 households and changed cards for 22 households.
As of July 2018 and since February 2017, DTM has registered 74,888 individuals or 17,064 households in seven registration centres in Panyijar. Of the total registered individuals in Panyijar; Nyal Town, Ganyiel Town and Pachaar host the largest registered populations with 33.6 per cent (25,184 individuals), 29.9 per cent (22,422 individuals) and 13.8 per cent (10,300 individuals) respectively.
The majority of heads of households (76%) and family members (53%) were female. A total of 5,618 individuals representing 7.5 per cent of the total registered population (74,888 individuals) had vulnerabilities of which the most common was breastfeeding (4,327, i.e. 10% of all registered girls and women).

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