Displaced Nepal Quake Survivors Move to Larger Sites, But Aid Gaps, Insecurity Persist
Three months after the devastating Nepal earthquake, a new IOM report shows that internally displaced people (IDPs) are consolidating in fewer, larger sites, but important service and security gaps remain, even as aid agencies race to distribute critically needed supplies.
The latest IOM Iraq Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) has identified more than 3.1 million Iraqis displaced by conflict since the beginning of 2014. This number includes over 250,000 individuals displaced from Ramadi, the capital of Anbar governorate, since April 2015.
The Missing Migrants Project is the only global database sharing key data on deceased and missing migrants around the world. The aim is to strengthen advocacy and sup-port a more informed policy response.
The #MigrantHeroes Smartphone Film Competition is a new IOM initiative to collect films shot on smartphones that tell migrant stories from around the world. Selected films will compete for the 5th Olleh International Smartphone Film Festival (OISFF)’s special “Migrant Heroes Prize.” IOM is officially sponsoring the OISFF in 2015.