Through the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief), IOM and UNHCR aim to contribute to increased access to safe, orderly and humane returns from Yemen to Somalia.
Photo: IOM/Muse Mohammed, 2016
IOM’s Community Stabilization projects in Mauritania help protect and increase the agricultural resources of communities by improving the production of diversified and high quality food products, improving livestock production, and strengthening community dialogue to avoid conflicts between host communities and refugees.
During an official visit to Homs, Syria, Director General William Lacy Swing commented: "It is inspiring that people have the courage to start their lives again amidst all the devastation that they have suffered and all the devastation around them".
A photo story by Robyn Ormerod, part of the IOM Surge team responding to Cyclone Winston, the strongest ever storm to make landfall in the southern hemisphere.
“It’s a Match!,” a click-funding campaign promoting social cohesion among migrants and their host communities in Egypt was initiated by IOM Egypt in partnership with award-winning innovators Bassita.
IOM conducted a resettlement operation of Syrian refugees in Jordan. The organization helped in conducting interviews and registration, medical screenings, and transportation of refugees to Canada.
The international community has come together to remember the refugees and migrants who have tragically lost their lives this year.
British photographer Ben Robinson visited Zhytomyr with IOM’s team to meet the IDPs and tell the world their story. Here are the results of this project.
When fighting erupted in South Sudan in December 2013, people fled to UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) bases in search of safety and protection.
Migrants in transit camps at the Greek border with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM).
By Canita Swigart
While Paris prepares for the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 12,210 kilometres away the tiny Micronesian Island of Yap is celebrating 13 small steps towards building resilience.