Heightened gang violence since 12 August 2023 in the neighbourhoods of Carrefour-Feuilles and Savanes Pistache in Port-au-Prince triggered significant relocations of subscriber residents from these zones and neighbouring areas.
Estimates derived from Digicel Call Detail Records (CDR) data suggest that at least 5,366 Digicel subscribers may have left the affected area between 12 August 2023 and 19 August 2023 (or about 23.7% of the subscribers residing in the affected area). Most of these subscribers have sought refuge in nearby neighbourhoods within the Port-au-Prince commune. Smaller proportions have relocated to the communes of Delmas and Petion-Ville, with a minimal number shifting to Carrefour. Notably, 32 neighbourhoods experienced more than 50 displaced subscribers. Rankings are detailed in Table 1 on Page 2 of the report, showcasing the areas most impacted by this subscriber residents shift.