In the wake of a severe drought in Somalia that has displaced more than 800,000 people, the Government of Somalia has joined forces with IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to enhance its drought response capacity.
Multi-Year Humanitarian Programme for Natural Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery in Pakistan
The Natural Disasters Consortium (NDC) continues to support at-risk and affected communities through its’ multi-sector preparedness, response and recovery activities. In this quarter, the program continued to deliver customized recovery packages to communities affected by disasters and maintain...
As part of the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, IOM, the UN Migration Agency and Colombia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday (31/7) presented the results of Ante la trata no se haga (In the Face of Trafficking, Don’t Pretend), the fifth phase of a prevention campaign against the...
During 2017, the government has taken key policy decisions regarding registering the undocumented Afghans and institutionalizing measures to support Afghan refugees.
Yemen healthcare system is on the brink of collapse.
For the past two weeks, computer literacy lessons have been conducted for the Libyan Coast Guard (LCG), the Directorate for Combatting Illegal Migration (DCIM) as well as the Coast Security in Azzawya and Zuwara with the aim to improve the documentation of rescue at sea operations including the...
On 24 March 2017, IOM handed over furniture and equipment as well as secondment support to the Trafficking in Persons (TiP) Secretariat of the Ministry of Home Affairs in Zimbabwe.
During a brief visit in Washington, D.C., on July 24-25, IOM's Director General, William Lacy Swing discussed increased opportunities for cooperation in the field of migration with the World Bank's new CEO, Kristalina Georgieva.
Italy and IOM Sign Agreement to Foster Economic and Social Opportunities for Women Eritrean Refugees
Italy and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) signed today an agreement on a project entitled “Economic and Social Opportunities for Female Eritrean Refugees in Hitsat and Shimelba Camps and Ethiopian Women of Host Communities” (ESOFEE).
IOM Djibouti organized a 3 day training session from the 19th till the 21st of June for senior immigration officers from Djibouti and Somaliland on the IOM border management system MIDAS.
The UN Migration Agency (IOM) held a project launch ceremony on Wednesday, 5 July 2017 to mark the start of operations of a project focusing on meeting emergency needs for shelter and non-food items (NFIs) in Somalia. The project will be implemented through a USD 1 million donation from the...