The number of migrants from the Caribbean, Asia and Africa moving irregularly through Central America, Colombia and Mexico has increased, in some cases, up to six times since 2012.
IOM Regional Office (RO) Nairobi received the Social Impact external evaluation of the Regional Mixed Migration Program on March 15th. RO Nairobi provided a response to PRM on March 23rd regarding the main recommendations put forth by SI.
IOM Sudan in partnership with the Ministry of Youth and Sports completed the first National Conference on Youth Migration. The conference took place in March 2017, attended by 150 participants from the 18 different States across Sudan.
In coordination with the Gambella Regional Disaster Prevention and Food Security Agency (DPFSA), IOM has supported 332 vulnerable displaced households with the distribution of critical shelter, cash and non‐food items (NFIs) to meet their most basic needs.
Created in 2011, the Migration Response Center (MRC) in Obock, Djibouti, has been rehabilitated with the support of the Government of Japan. New premises including shelters for women and unaccompanied migrant children (UMCs) and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities have been added to...
IOM and the Dutch Demographic Society (NVD) hosted a seminar and networking event on 9 March, 2017 to outline the challenges to labour market participation of migrants in the Netherlands.
Argentina Szabados, IOM Regional director, Held Meetings With High Governmental Representatives and IOM Skopje Staff
Ms. Argentina Szabados, Director for South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and IOM Mission to the UN and other International Organizations in Vienna, paid a three-day visit to The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, during which she has visited the IOM Skopje office and held...
Missing Migrants Project is a database sharing key data on deceased and missing migrants along migratory routes worldwide focusing on migrant arrivals and fatalities in the Mediterranean region.
During a meeting of the GoC Social Inclusion Committee, presided over by President Juan Manual Santos, the Director of Colombia’s DPS, Tatyana Orozco de la Cruz, signed two agreements for more than $36 million to benefit more than 7,000 Afro-Colombians
IOM: Humanitarian Agencies Prepare for Increased Displacement of Drought-Affected Somalis into Ethiopia
As severe food insecurity continues to rise due to the worsening drought, thousands of Somalis are being forced to leave their homes in search of water, food and pasture.
Multi-Year Humanitarian Programme for Natural Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery in Pakistan
The Natural Disasters Consortium (NDC) continues to support at-risk and affected communities through its’ multi-sector preparedness, response and recovery activities.
Due to severe humanitarian concerns in Yemen, IOM has accelerated its humanitarian evacuation operations helping Ethiopian stranded migrants and Somali refugees to safely return home.