The civil war in Somalia destroyed key public infrastructure facilities such as sport and recreation centers. Without these centers, the youth did not have safe spaces to meet and engage each other.
IOM has supported nearly 15,500 families affected by floods in 2012 to build back safer in northern Sindh province, Pakistan
Preparedness planning for the 2015 monsoon season is underway, with government and humanitarian actors working to ensure maximum readiness in light of recurrent flooding in past years.
Consolidating facilitated labour mobility schemes for the benefits of Canada, Mauritius, labour migrants and members of Mauritian diaspora
“Since 2012 we have supported nearly 60 victims of human trafficking abroad and the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs with IOM, have implemented the communication campaign
“Working together for a chain reaction against trafficking in persons", expressed President
In January this year heavy rains throughout central and northern Mozambique led to major flooding, affecting an estimated 160,000 individuals and causing widespread displacement.
On 16 June 2014, IOM staff in Ghana gathered for a teambuilding day and the opportunity to say farewell to outgoing Chief of Mission Ms. Dyane Epstein and welcome incoming Chief of Mission Ms. Sylvia Ekra.
As part of a regional project spanning West Africa, IOM is aiming to assist more than 2,000 Liberian nationals who were not registered with UNHCR or national agencies as refugees following the country’s civil conflict (1989-2003), and therefore do not qualify for return assistance or local...
The IOM Mission in Ghana has partnered with government agencies and local communities to counter child trafficking practices for more than ten years.
Since 2012, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has provided Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) assistance to 533 Sri Lankan nationals stranded in West Africa, including 17 located in Ghana.
To address the issue of migration and its potential to stimulate development and reduce poverty, Ghana is developing a comprehensive, national migration management policy framework.
Labour migration management has proven to be an essential tool through which excess labour supply in a particular sector of a country could be matched in areas where there are shortages in other countries, so there is a triple‐win situation for the governments of the two countries involved and...