IOM Chile and the Manufacturing Promotion Society Sign an Important Collaboration and Cooperation Agreement
The world is facing unprecedented levels of human mobility. More persons than ever before live in a country other than the one where they were born. Within this context, the number of migrants is growing faster than the world population.
IOM has launched an online consular service to make the consular process easier to access and navigate for vulnerable migrants hoping to return home.
IOM has now provided transport and pre‐departure medical checks for over 91,000 South Sudanese arriving in Ethiopia through the country’s Pagak and Akobo‐Tergol border crossing points since January 11th.
“Everybody has come through her door, [staying at] her apartment while they established themselves in the U.S. and that would not have happened had she not come here,” Torres recalls about his family members who rejoined his mother in the United States.
The fact sheet provides key information on IOM’s work in the country and it also sheds light on IOM's main achievements throughout the year. It includes information on our Egyptian and non-Egyptian migrant beneficiaries, as well as an overview of the year’s migration statistics.
Taizz is Yemen’s third largest city and one of its most brutal conflict zones. It has been the center of increasingly intensive ground clashes, military confrontations and aerial strikes.
During the past two weeks, a total of 2,382 migrants were rescued off Az Zawiya, Tajoura, Zuwara and Tripoli while twelve bodies were retrieved. Eight rescue operations were carried out during a 10-day period off Az Zawiyah, with 1,773 people (1,578 men, 143 women and 52 children) being rescued...
"When the cyclone struck I was with my brother’s family in another village. I helped them and stayed there during the storm. When I came back to my house, everything was destroyed.” Mr Tombo lives with his extended family in a small village in the South East of Antalaha. Their two houses and the...
IOM Regional Director for South America, Diego Beltrand, visited Colombia from May 22 to 26. During the week he participated in the International Forum on Haitian Migration in the Americas, organized by CODHES and the Universidad de la Javeriana’s Instituto Pensar. He also held meetings with...
The latest regional training for the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) took place in Djibouti City, Djibouti from May 22-26, 2017. The DTM is a system used to capture and monitor displacement and population movements.
William Lacy Swing, Director General of the United Nations Migration Agency (IOM), signed an agreement on 15 May 2017 with China’s Ministry of Commerce for USD 1 million of multi-sectoral funding that will support IOM’s efforts to assist internally displaced persons, vulnerable communities and...
IOM's Deputy Director General, Laura Thompson, joined a panel discussion exploring the nexus between Gender and Migration at the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C., on April 20.