People of West Mosul has suffered serious injuries. But it is not the injuries that shock, but their stories before reaching safety.
The second workshop of the International Dialogue on Migration (IDM) 2017 will offer a global platform to discuss and analyse migrants’ vulnerabilities and capacities, guide appropriate policy, programmatic and operational responses to address them, and enhance resilience through protection and assistance services.
Five trucks and a group of 12 IOM staffers, from the Rapid Assessment Response Team (RART), visited the Badoush settlement to distribute much-needed NFI assistance to the displaced population, which IOM estimates is about 1,530 individuals. IOM is the first NFI partner to assist here.
Photo: Elham Mohamad Taher / UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017
A joint post-distribution monitoring (PDM) of emergency shelter and non-food items distributed by IOM, IRC and UNICEF in Guji Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia was conducted this month. PDM was conducted in seven internaly displaced (IDP) sites within three woredas.
Hammam Al-Alil Transition Zone, south east of Mosul city, became a major hub for displaced Iraqis from Mosul as the Iraqi forces pushed deeper into West Mosul. IDPs would be brought here by buses where they went through screening and receiving primary assistance such as health care support, food and water.
The military crisis may be over in Mosul city, but the humanitarian calamity continues. To help people return, the city needs tremendous humanitarian assistance. Massive destruction meets the eye across West Mosul.
In coordination with the Government of Ethiopia’s Disaster Prevention and Preparedness Bureau (DPPB) and through funding from ECHO, IOM provided a dignity kit and Little Sun solar lamp to 1,265 internally displaced women and girls aged 15 – 49 years in the Somali Region of Ethiopia.
The Tenth Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) opened in Berlin on 28 June 2017 with the commitment from high level officials to advance global migration governance and leverage the development and economic benefits of migration.
As the curtains fall on a one-year USD 10 million project designed to provide protection and emergency assistance to families fleeing war-torn Yemen, a delegation from the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) visited project sites in Mogadishu and Kismayo.
Through the Emergency and Post-Crisis unit, IOM provided targeted small-scale livelihood assistance for refugees and host communities in Dollo Ado, Somali Region. Located in the south-east part of Ethiopia, Dollo Ado, Melkadida and Bokolmayo refugee camps in Somali is among the least developed regions with limited access to infrastructure, basic services and security.
Families fleeing war-torn Yemen are receiving protection and emergency assistance through a USD 10 million project funded by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief).