Planting Seeds for a Safer Future
IOM is planting vetiver grass all over the Rohingya refugee camp to mitigate the risk of landslides.Enter
World Humanitarian Day: Abdallah's Story
Abdallah Khader's inspiring story is an example of the rewards and challenges faced daily by thousands of humanitarian workers deployed to assist crisis affected populations around the world.
Geneva – Following the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants in 2016, United Nations Member States, for the first time in their history, committed to develop, negotiate and adopt a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM).
As an Organization, we pride ourselves on the size of our footprint and for being close-to-the-ground.
“La surveillance épidémiologique en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) est un défi énorme,” observe Pierre Dimany du Programme national d’hygiène aux frontières (PNHF) alors qu’il regarde le fleuve Congo qui relie Kinshasa à l’Equateur, la province où la dernière épidémie de maladie à virus Ebola (MVE) a été déclarée.
Following the death of her father, Mariam was forced into an arranged marriage at just 16 years old. Soon after she left her country, Sierra Leone, to follow her husband who wanted to go to Mauritania.
Soran left Kurdistan in 2015, in search of better opportunities for himself and his young family in Germany. Here is his account of the journey to Europe, and the decision to come back home.
“For now, I am happy here doing the work I’m doing. I feel at home. What they did for me, I want to do for others.”