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.
On February 20th, PRM disseminated the call for proposals for the Regional Mixed Migration Program for upcoming fiscal year 2017-18.
Later this month, IOM will begin building the first transitional shelters for South Sudanese refugees in Gambella region, Ethiopia.
From January 31 to February 2 a national training workshop was held in Bogotá on demanding and defending rural land title formalization rights and territorial land laws with a focus on rural justice.
The Egyptian Ministry for Immigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs and IOM have hosted Egypt’s first international partners’ round table on harnessing the development impact of migration.
After an 18 month implementation period, the project RESTART – Reintegration Assistance for Voluntary Returnees to Afghanistan, Pakistan and the Russian Federation/the Chechen Republic drew to a close on 31 December 2016.
In order to meet the emergency needs of over a million Somalis affected by drought, IOM in Somalia is scaling up lifesaving interventions throughout the country and appealing to international donors for funding.
A total of 297 Ethiopian migrants detained in Zambian jails for between one and five years returned home last week, with the help of IOM.
IOM is the Co-Lead of the task force with UNHCR. Part of IOMs responsibility within the Task Force is to conducts Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) activities in 12 governorates in Yemen, primarily in the south.