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IOM day labourers from the Rohingya refugee community construction a centre for new arrivals to processed and assisted at Balukhali settlement

Construction of Balukhali Arrival Centre

11/01/17

Construction of an arrival centre for Rohingya refugees in Balukhali settlement, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.

15,000 Rohingya refugees arrive at the Ajumanpara borderpoint between Bangladesh and Myanmar. Many have been waiting to cross for two days following their villages being recently burned and attacked.

IOM's Rohingya Response in Bangladesh

10/03/17

IOM's Rohingya Response in Bangladesh

Monsoon rains and strong winds have added to the struggle of Rohingya in Bangladesh. Fleeing violence in Myanmar’s North Rakhine State, thousands are sleeping out in the open with little or no shelter. IOM is giving people tarpaulins, ropes and bamboo to build shelters.

IOM Helps People Build Shelters in Bangladesh

09/21/17

Monsoon rains and strong winds have added to the struggle of Rohingya in Bangladesh.

A large informal settlement is home to several Ethiopians who have travelled to Djibouti searching for work. IOM's construction project in Micronesia is one of the mission's largest project with the construction of hundreds of houses and public infrastructures across several islands.

Ethiopian Migrants in Djibouti

09/17/17

A large informal settlement is home to several Ethiopians who have travelled to Djibouti searching for work.

Bangladesh: Distribution at SHED Compound

09/16/17

Distribution of non-relief items in September 16th at the SHED compound close to the Kutupalong Makeshift Settlement and Refugee Camp.  

Refugees from five nations living in Medan, Indonesia with IOM’s assistance provided 20 street children and dozens of local residents a special “spa day” treatment prior to the Idul Adha holiday weekend. Fourteen young Afghan, Iraqi, Iranian, Palestinian and Sudanese men who graduated from a three-month hair stylist vocational training program organized by IOM have been volunteering their talents at orphanages and other facilities since mid-2017.

Indonesia Volunteerism - Haircuts for Street Kids

09/14/17

Refugees under IOM care in Indonesia who've completed a vocational training program provide free haircuts to street children and residents of their host community.

These little girls had lots of fun at Haj Ali emergency site's new playground, built with the generous support of the U.S. Association for International Migration. The girls took part in recreational activities that involved teams of two girls each; the girls in each team had one of their legs tied to their partner’s, so they had to work in unison to reach the end line. On the way back, they had to carry a potato in a ladle, without dropping it, to complete the circuit.

Football and Fun in Displacement

09/14/17

Half of the displaced Iraqis at Haj and Qayara emergency sites are under the age of 17. They did not have enough recreational spaces to release stress and frustration caused by displacement.

IOM conducts an NFI distribution of mattresses to IDPs living within an IDP camp in Lahij govenorate, Yemen. Many of those living within the camp have fled from nearby govenorates where the ongoing civil has been spreading into their neighborhoods. IOM's consutrction project in Micronesia is one of the misson's largest project with the construction of hundreds of houses and public infrastructures across several islands that were impacted by the effects of typhoon Haiyan.

IOM's Response in Yemen

09/12/17

IOM's Response in Yemen

Displaced Iraqis, among them recently displaced from Talafar - the last major ISIL stronghold in Iraq - are waiting their turns to be seen by doctors at IOM's health center at Haj Ali emergency site, south of Mosul.

Haj Ali: IOM provides health support to Iraq IDPs

08/30/17

IOM's medical team at Haj Ali emergency site's health center provides health care support for dozens of displaced Iraqis every day. Among the displaced are Iraqis recently displaced from Talafar, the last major ISIL stronghold in Iraq. Iraqi forces started their offensive on Talafar last week. 

Transitional shelter (mud house) for host community in Itang, Gambella.

Gambella: IOM Livelihood and Shelter Assistance

08/30/17

Vulnerable members of three host communities,namely Itang, Bonga and Jewi, in Gambella Region were provided with transitional shelter and livelihood assistance.

 
The school building was once known as a place that the school kids loved because of its remarkable walls, decorated with Disney princes and princesses murals.

When a School is Turned into a War Zone

08/27/17

In 2013, the whole country had watched as an armed group attacked Zamboanga City.

Children of Peace

08/25/17

Stories and Dreams of Conflict-displaced Children

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