IOM today begins delivering
critically-needed medical supplies and hundreds of tons of rice
from government warehouses in Klaten, Central Java, to remote areas
hard hit by the May 27th earthquake on Java island.
As part of its counter-trafficking work in
Tanzania, IOM has organized training for social workers and others
involved in assisting victims of trafficking that will help them
address the psychological consequences of the crime.
The return back home from Buenos Aires of
the bodies of six Bolivian migrants killed by a fire in a
clandestine textile factory and 12 of their family members, has
highlighted the dire working conditions of many Bolivian migrants
IOM is consolidating and expanding its
emergency response to Saturday’s devastating earthquake on
Java, delivering relief supplies to the worst-affected areas and
helping hundreds of injured people return home from
IOM is providing transport and logistical
support to the Indonesian authorities, domestic and foreign relief
groups and donor governments responding to Saturday’s
earthquake on Indonesia’s Java Island.
Between 2,000-3,000 thousand people have
been forced to flee their villages and camps in Panjwayi district,
32 kilometres west of Kandahar city, according to IOM
Kandahar-based programme officer Abdul Basir.