Monsoon rains and strong winds have added to the struggle of Rohingya in Bangladesh. Fleeing violence in Myanmar’s North Rakhine State, thousands are sleeping out in the open with little or no shelter. IOM is giving people tarpaulins, ropes and bamboo to build shelters.
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Distribution of non-relief items in September 16th at the SHED compound close to the Kutupalong Makeshift Settlement and Refugee Camp.
Refugees under IOM care in Indonesia who've completed a vocational training program provide free haircuts to street children and residents of their host community.
Half of the displaced Iraqis at Haj and Qayara emergency sites are under the age of 17. They did not have enough recreational spaces to release stress and frustration caused by displacement.
IOM's medical team at Haj Ali emergency site's health center provides health care support for dozens of displaced Iraqis every day. Among the displaced are Iraqis recently displaced from Talafar, the last major ISIL stronghold in Iraq. Iraqi forces started their offensive on Talafar last week.
Vulnerable members of three host communities,namely Itang, Bonga and Jewi, in Gambella Region were provided with transitional shelter and livelihood assistance.
A one-year USD 10 million project funded by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) has come to an end.
People of West Mosul has suffered serious injuries. But it is not the injuries that shock, but their stories before reaching safety.
The second workshop of the International Dialogue on Migration (IDM) 2017 will offer a global platform to discuss and analyse migrants’ vulnerabilities and capacities, guide appropriate policy, programmatic and operational responses to address them, and enhance resilience through protection and assistance services.
Five trucks and a group of 12 IOM staffers, from the Rapid Assessment Response Team (RART), visited the Badoush settlement to distribute much-needed NFI assistance to the displaced population, which IOM estimates is about 1,530 individuals. IOM is the first NFI partner to assist here.
Photo: Elham Mohamad Taher / UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017