Planting Seeds for a Safer Future
IOM is planting vetiver grass all over the Rohingya refugee camp to mitigate the risk of landslides.Enter
World Humanitarian Day: Abdallah's Story
Abdallah Khader's inspiring story is an example of the rewards and challenges faced daily by thousands of humanitarian workers deployed to assist crisis affected populations around the world.
Geneva – Following the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants in 2016, United Nations Member States, for the first time in their history, committed to develop, negotiate and adopt a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM).
As an Organization, we pride ourselves on the size of our footprint and for being close-to-the-ground.
“La surveillance épidémiologique en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) est un défi énorme,” observe Pierre Dimany du Programme national d’hygiène aux frontières (PNHF) alors qu’il regarde le fleuve Congo qui relie Kinshasa à l’Equateur, la province où la dernière épidémie de maladie à virus Ebola (MVE) a été déclarée.
Cooperation between developing countries — known to development actors as South-South Cooperation (SSC) — is experiencing a resurgence.
“If you die, it must be the lion that kills you. That is what they say in Senegal,” answers a returnee in Diourbel, Senegal, when I ask him why young people from his country keep risking their lives to reach Europe.
Despite their minimal ecological footprint, indigenous peoples and communities are disproportionally vulnerable to climate change impacts.