This survey aims to of study the movement and return intentions of families in Erbil camps for internally displaced people (IDPs).
The survey took a place in three IDPs camps located in Erbil for around 3,000 families in the period between January-March 2021. It focuses on the years and times of displacement and the possible family movement in case of camp closure in addition to the situation in the families' place of origin and the returning to place of origin intention and its obstacles.
Unit of Analysis
v2.1: Edited, cleaned and anonymised data.
The scope includes:
- household demographics
- displacement details
- livelihoods and needs
- movement intentions
- return risks and obstacles
Livelihood and Social cohesion
Producers and sponsors
Data collection was done through a simple random sample: telephone numbers were extracted from the ASSIST database.
Dates of Data Collection
Data Collection Mode
Computer Assisted Telephone Interview [cati]
Data Collection Notes
Enumerators, who conducted the interviews, are trained and already working on enrolling IDPs using ASSIST at the same camps. The data has been collected through KoBo by using telephone interviews due to the covid-19 pandemic.
The questionnaire contained the following sections:
- Household profile
- Situation in the area of origin - Livelihoods
- Situation in the area of origin - Housing
- Return plans and Intentions
- Plans on returning to area of origin
- Household's current situation and immediate needs
- Camp closure coping
UNHCR (2021). Iraq: Movement Intention Survey in Erbil Camps, 2021. Accessed from: https://microdata.unhcr.org